Latest news

Russian Shelling in Donetsk Leaves Four Dead and Seven Injured, Officials Report


Russian forces conducted intensive shelling of Donetsk region, resulting in casualties. According to Donetsk Regional Administration and the Regional Prosecutor’s Office, four civilians were killed and seven others injured during the Russian shelling on Saturday.

Initially reported by Donetsk Regional Administration, the shelling affected two settlements in the Lyman community: three people were killed in Zarichne, and one person was injured in Toretsk. Additionally, two people were injured in the village of New York in Toretsk community, and one person was injured in Kurakhivka.

Subsequently, the prosecutor’s office clarified that on June 29, Russian forces targeted Kramatorsk, Bakhmut, and Pokrovsk districts. A missile attack on a private residence in Zarichne killed three people: a 44-year-old woman, a 64-year-old woman, and a 40-year-old man. A 59-year-old resident of the village of New York also suffered fatal injuries.

Seven civilians sustained various degrees of injuries. In Toretsk, a man and a 60-year-old woman suffered shrapnel wounds in their legs from an enemy air strike, presumably involving a KAB-250 bomb. Additionally, two local women were injured in the village of New York, with one reported to be in critical condition. In the settlements of Toretske, Kurakhivka, and Shcherbynivka, a 51-year-old man, a 65-year-old man, and a 56-year-old woman were also injured during the attacks by Russian forces.

Private households in the affected settlements suffered damage from explosive waves and fire.

See all