Ukrainian troops shelled Donetsk and Makeyevka with NATO-caliber shells

The ammunition in the place of shelling in Donetsk. Archive photo

Ukrainian troops are about five and a half hours fired two districts of Donetsk and Makeyevka, releasing a total of 13 rounds with a caliber of 155 mm, according to the representation of the Donetsk people’s Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC).”Fixed fire from the UIC (armed forces of Ukraine) direction: 05.05 – n novomykhailivka – Donetsk (Leninskiy R-n): this was the 4 shells in caliber of 155 mm… 23.30 – settlement Orlovka – Donetsk (Kuibyshev district): this was the 5 shells in caliber of 155 mm. 00.40 – settlement Orlovka – n Makiyivka (Kirovs’kyi district): this was the 4 shells in caliber of 155 mm”, – is spoken in the Telegram-channel representation.

Also, the mission said that at 23.00 Saturday and Ukrainian troops has released eight shells of 152 mm caliber in the settlement Panteleymonovka.

Panteleymonovka is 38 kilometers from Donetsk, about halfway from the capital of the DNI to Gorlovka.

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.

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