Kiev Junta's punitive forces shell Donetsk city center by "Grad" missiles

07.11.2015, Donetsk.

Kiev junta’s punitive forces have shelled the center of Donetsk People’s Republic’s capital by “Grad”multiple-launch rocket systems.

“A residential house was hit as a result of “Grad” shelling of 96, Solovyanenko str. in central Donetsk at approximately 6:50 in the morning, one of the walls of the house was hit by a shell,” according to the district administration head Ivan Prikhodko.

DPR Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin has specified the details: “The city was shelled by MLRS from the direction of the Ukrainian army-occupied Peski village”, “This shelling was conducted by the nationalist battalions not controlled by Kiev. These battalions intend to sabotage the peaceful resolution of the conflict in Donbass.”

A shell hit a nursery of the house without exploding. Emergency services are trying to safely extract the shell in order to destroy it on a demolition range. The district was cordoned off by DPR Interior Ministry forces for security reasons.

Joint Centre for Ceasefire Control and Coordination representatives, OSCE representatives as well as DPR Defense Ministry experts are working on the site, examining the area which came under fire. JCCC representatives have found the fuse of a “Grad” rocket in the yard of the house. OSCE representatives later returned to the site in order to record the find.


Source: Donetsk News Agency (1, 2, 3)

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