Russian forces shell 12 settlements in Donetsk region, civilian casualties reported

Russian forces shell 12 settlements in Donetsk region, civilian casualties reported

Russian troops have launched 20 strikes on 12 settlements in the Donetsk region over the past 24 hours, with civilian casualties recorded.

The Ukrainian National Police said this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

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In particular, Russian forces shelled Avdiivka, Sloviansk, Toretsk, Bakhmut, Kostiantynivka, Marinka, Raihorodok, Novoluhanske, Malynivka, Katerynivka, Mayaky, and Karpivka.

The invaders used aircraft, missiles, artillery, and the Grad, Uragan and Smerch multiple rocket launchers.

In the village of Malynivka, a boy born in 2012 was wounded by enemy shelling. The child was hospitalized.

Some 20 civilian facilities were destroyed, including11 homes, a school, a coke plant and garages.

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