The Ukrainian Armed Forces fired five NATO-caliber shells at the Kiev district of Donetsk

Fragments of shells. Archive photo

Ukrainian troops fired on Friday morning of the Kiev district of Donetsk, firing five rounds with a caliber of 155 mm, is reported in the Telegram-channel of the representative office of the Donetsk people’s Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire.

“Shelling by the armed forces of Ukraine in the direction of: 05.00 — town Orlovka — the city of Donetsk (Kyivskyi district): fired five shells in caliber of 155 mm”, — says the publication.

Previously, the mission was informed about the attack Ukraine Panteleymonovka, APU used five shells of 152 mm caliber.

Artillery 155 mm caliber is in service with NATO countries. USA, Canada and Australia put Ukraine dozens of long-range howitzers M777 is that the APU is used for shelling of cities and towns DNR, including Donetsk.

The Kiev district of Donetsk is located in the Northern part of the city. Here are a mining area, Kiev Prospekt, railway station, football stadium “Donbass arena”. Here ends Artema street, the main artery in the city.

Since 2014, when the DPR declared independence from Kiev after the incident there were a coup this area regularly subjected to shelling by the Ukrainian security forces. The Northern outskirts of the airport is considered to be destroyed by months of fighting between the Ukrainian military there besieged and stormed their positions Donetsk militias.