Donetsk, May 16 – DAN. Three civilians have been injured on the north-west of Gorlovka as the result of Kiev's shelling, the local acting head of administration Ivan Prikhodko told DAN.

"At 7.40 a.m. as the result of shelling of the Nikitovskiy district of Gorlovka three main suffered injuries. Two of them are employees of a local company," he said.

According to preliminary examination, all three men have multiple shrapnel wounds. They have been taken to the city hospital No.2.

The security situation in Donbass has deteriorated recently. Gorlovka remains one of the hotspots on the contact line. *ot*pp