Five civilians killed in Russian shelling of Donetsk region in past day

Five civilians killed in Russian shelling of Donetsk region in past day

Russian troops killed five civilians and injured 35 more in Donetsk region on August 12.

Pavlo Kyrylenko, the head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, said in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.

"On August 12, the Russians killed five civilians in Donetsk region: two in Kramatorsk, one in Bakhmut, one in Kurakhove, and one in Kodema. 35 more people were injured," he wrote.

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Overall, total of 728 civilians have been killed and 1,880 injured in Donetsk region since the Russian full-scale invasion started.

The regional governor noted that it is currently impossible to determine the exact number of casualties in Mariupol and Volnovakha.


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