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Donetsk region authorities: four civilians killed in Russian shelling

Four people were killed in shelling carried out by Russian forces in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, head of the regional administration Pavlo Kyrylenko says.

Photo: the aftermath of shelling / Pavlo Kyrylenko

Photo: the aftermath of shelling / Pavlo Kyrylenko

According to Kyrylenko, at least one person was killed in an attack on the city of Kramatorsk.

“One person was killed in Bakhmut, one person was injured in the Ivanivske Bakhmut community. <…> Two people were killed in Drobysheve,” he adds.

Photo: the aftermath of shelling / Pavlo Kyrylenko

Photo: the aftermath of shelling / Pavlo Kyrylenko

“Chasiv Yar was attacked in the night: four buildings and a kindergarten were damaged. In the morning, Russians carried out a missile attack on Kramatorsk — the missile fell near a kindergarten,” Kyrylenko notes.

A tense situation is currently occurring in the Soledar urban community: Rozdolivka, Fedorivka, Vasyukivka, Paraskoviivka, and the Soledar outskirts are under fire.

On 14 January, Russian forces conducted a massive shelling of Ukraine. In the city of Dnipro, a missile fell on a multi-storey residential building, destroying one of the sections of the building entirely. Over 200 flats were destroyed.

As of 19 January, 46 people were killed in the attack on Dnipro. Eleven people are considered missing, bodies are still being identified. Over 80 people were injured.

Twenty four people are still hospitalised, three of them in critical condition, a nine-year-old girl among them.

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