Donetsk, Jan.23 - DAN. Two residential houses were damaged in Zaitsevo outside Gorlovka as Kiev forces shelled the neighborhood, said local administration head Ivan Prihod'ko.

"The shelling occurred in the evening. Houses No.159 and No.167 on Poletayeva street were damaged by direct hits."

The number of strikes was almost threefold up in the previous day to 1,428 times. The emeny fired 60 artillery rounds of 152mm and 122mm caliber; 306 mortar rounds: 97 of 120mm caliber and 209 of 82mm caliber; 860 grenade launcher rounds were fired. Five villages of southern Novoazovsliy district are without power as Kiev forces shelled the area over night. *ot