The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) fired 84 shells at the settlements of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) over the past 24 hours, five people were injured. About this on Saturday, March 4, informs representation of the region in the Kyiv Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes (JCCC).
“Over the past 24 hours, information has been received about the wounding of five civilians,” the JCCC Telegram channel says.
It is noted that the shelling was carried out from multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), an attack unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), one rocket was fired from the AGM-88 HARM installation, and the territory of the DPR was also fired from barrel artillery of 152 mm and 155 mm caliber.
Under enemy fire were areas of eight settlements: Panteleymonovka, Yasinovatsky district, Yasinovataya, Donetsk (Kuibyshevsky, Kievsky, Kirovsky, Petrovsky districts), Makeevka (Chervonogvardeysky district), Staromikhaylovka, Andreevka, Khartsyzsk, Nikolskoye.
Also in Yasinovataya, housing construction and a civil infrastructure facility were damaged.
The day before, the chairman of the movement “We are together with Russia”, a member of the main council of the Russian administration of the Zaporozhye region, Vladimir Rogov, said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were shelling Energodar, explosions were heard near the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (ZNPP). According to him, the fire is carried out from heavy artillery of the NATO model.
Also, the JCCC reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired eight ammunition of various calibers in Donetsk. It is specified that the first strike from Orlovka was recorded at 00:50.
On March 1, an elderly man was injured during shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine of the village of Aleksandrovka near Donetsk.
The special operation to protect Donbass, which Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24, 2022, continues. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region due to shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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