Ukrainian security forces started bombing Donetsk, local residents say. According to available information, combat aviation attacked the city in the area of Petrovskaya Mine, which is located in the Petrovsky district of the city. Several buildings were damaged, there windows were shattered. For the time being, there is no information about casualties.
As stated at the administration of the unrecognized People's Republic of Donetsk, at about 13:30 MSK, attack aircraft Su-25 of the Ukrainian Armed Forces dropped two bombs on the Petrovsky district of Donetsk.
"One of the bombs fell on Mine 4-21, the second one - on the territory of the plant adjacent to the mine. The reconnaissance group of the militia went to the scene to clarify the nature of damage," Deputy Minister of Coal Industry of the People's Republic of Donetsk, Konstantin Kuzmin told Interfax.
Meanwhile, the Ukrainian army fired over 600 mines at the town of Druzhkovka, militias say. "In recent days, the Ukrainian army has repeatedly attacked the town of Druzhkovka with artillery fire," a member of self-defense forces of the People's Republic of Donetsk Alexander Zakharchenko said.
"There was severe destruction in the residential sector. We do not have any information about casualties," he added.
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