"Donetsk region: Russians shelled 12 localities over the past day. Civilians were killed and wounded. Twenty-six civilian objects – residential buildings, two schools, a factory, an ammonia pipeline, critical infrastructure facilities – were destroyed. The police documented the consequences of Russia's war crimes," the National Police of Ukraine posted on Telegram.
Russian troops struck Avdiivka, Bakhmut, Toretsk, Mykolayivka, Slovyansk, New York, Ocheretyne, Orlivka, Nelipivka, Netaylove, Travneve, and Zakotne.
The enemy opened fire from aircraft, artillery, tanks, and small arms on Donetsk region. In the morning, when the residents were asleep, the invaders launched an airstrike on the center of Slovyansk, killing and wounding civilians.
Police officers worked at the sites of the shelling. Police and the Security Service of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings under Art. 438 (violation of the laws and customs of war) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
According to the report of the military-civil administrations as of 08:00 on May 31, fighting in the Donetsk region continues along the entire front line, the tensest situation is observed in Lyman and Avdiivka directions.