Ukrainian troops shelled Donetsk

Fragments of rockets from the MLRS HIMARS applied by the Ukrainian army during the shelling of Kalininsky district of Donetsk. Archive photo

Ukrainian troops fired two areas of Donetsk with artillery “NATO” caliber 155 mm, firing 12 missiles, said the representative office of the Donetsk people’s Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination of issues related to war crimes in Ukraine.

“Shelling by the armed forces of Ukraine in the direction of: 11.25 – settlement Marinka – Donetsk (Petrovsky R-n): released six shells in caliber of 155 mm… 12.00 – settlement Orlovka – Donetsk (Kuibyshev R-n): released six shells in caliber of 155 mm”, – stated in the message in the Telegram-channel representation.

Representation of the recorded bombardment of the village of Elenovka. At 10.30 Ukrainian troops fired three rounds with a caliber of 152 mm.

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 supplied the Kiev artillery howitzer M-777 caliber 155 mm, Ukrainian troops have used them to bombard cities, including Donetsk, with the result that civilians were killed.