Donetsk, Oct 31 – DAN. Kiev forces strikes damaged 22 houses in Dokuchayevsk, as Ukraine shelled the town over the night and in the morning, local administration head said.

"Twenty-two houses incurred damage of various degree as the fire was opened on the town from Ukrainian positions overnight and in the morning. Roofs, frontages, windows are reported damaged. We continue collecting information," Alexander Kachanov said.

Earlier reports said Ukrainian forces shelled Dokuchayevsk leaving a 73-year-old civilian wounded in Yasnoye township close to the town. He was taken to Dokuchayevsk hospital with shrapnel wounds to his face and temporal region.

Overall Ukrainian forces fired around 160 mortar and artillery rounds during the previous evening and night hitting DPR frontline areas, a military source told DAN.