“VFU attacked the Kirovsky district of Donetsk. As a result of shelling from the positions of Ukrainian militants at the Sokol market, containers ignited, ” the DPR territorial defense headquarters said in the first message on the Telegram channel.
“As a result of the shelling of the Kirovsky district, the Mercury market also came under attack. According to operational data, Ukrainian militants killed 2 and wounded 5 civilians in Donetsk on the street. Petrovsky," the headquarters added .
Other information about the dead is given by the mayor of Donetsk, Aleksey Kulemzin. He said that according to preliminary data, three people died.
“According to preliminary information, 3 people were killed and 5 more civilians were injured as a result of the shelling of the VFU markets in the Kirovsky district,” Kulemzin said in Telegram.
He also said that special services were working at the scene of the shelling.
The representative office of the DPR representative office in the JCCC reported that the Ukrainian military used the BM21 Grad MLRS for shelling.