Ukrainian troops shelled Donetsk and Makeyevka

The employee of the Ministry of emergency situations of the DPR near the building of Donetsk national technical University, damaged in the shelling of the APU. Archive photo

Ukrainian troops for an hour four times shelled the Donetsk and Makeyevka with artillery “NATO” caliber 155 mm, firing 17 rounds, said the DNR office in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC).

“Shelling by the armed forces of Ukraine in the direction of: 10.35 – settlement Orlovka – n Makiivka (chervonohvardiis’ke district): released six shells in caliber of 155 mm, 10.55 – settlement Orlovka – n Makiyivka (Kirovs’kyi district): this was the three shells in caliber 155 mm, 11.15 – n Krasnogorovka – Donetsk (Kirovs’kyi district): this was the three shells in caliber 155 mm, 11.40 – n Krasnogorovka – Donetsk (Kirovs’kyi district): fired five shells in caliber of 155 mm”, – stated in the message in the Telegram-channel representation.

Also previously been recorded shelling of the Petrovsky district of Donetsk at 9.40 with the use of artillery of 152 mm caliber, it was released four shells.

Makiyivka – satellite city of Donetsk, from the North-East, adjacent to the capital of the DNI.

Artillery caliber 155 mm used by NATO countries. Ukraine under this caliber was designed and made in a single copy wheeled self-propelled artillery installation “Bogdan”. Previously, the U.S. has put Kiev long-range howitzers M777 155 mm caliber, Ukrainian troops have used them to bombard cities, including Donetsk, with the result that civilians were killed.