Donetsk, Mar 30 – DAN. At least 17 houses, a school, gas pipes and power transmission lines were damaged in western Donetsk, Mineralnoye village in Yasinovatskiy district and DPR south by Ukrainian forces fire on Wednesday evening, local authorities told Donetsk News Agency.

“We came under fire in the evening. According to preliminary information, school No 88 and 12 houses were damaged,” Donetsk’s Petrovskiy district administration head Maxim Zhukovskiy told DAN, adding that some 50 windows of the school building had been smashed.

Ukrainian forces shelling started fires in Petrovskiy district’s Revyakina Street, said DPR Emergencies Ministry press service. The Donbassgas state-owned gas supplier reported multiple damage to gas pipes in four areas of Petrovskiy district. Repairs are underway.

Five houses sustained shelling damage in Miniralnoye and Sakhanka villages in Yasinovatskiy and Novoazovskiy district, local authorities said DAN.

DPR Operations Command recorded 70 concentrated strikes by Ukrainian army over the past 24 hours. The situation deteriorated as 20 DPR settlements came under fire. A woman in Donetsk’s Petrovskiy district was injured by Ukrainian forces fire. *jk