City of Donetsk targeted by Ukrainian troops again
A woman and a child were killed in an attack on a market in the Donetsk city.
A strike hit a market in Donetsk on Monday, killing three people and injuring 18. A woman and a child were killed in the attack, according to Sputnik.
Fires still burning at a stationary warehouse & a nearby water bottling facility in Donetsk after Ukrainian bombings. Ukraine pounded all over Donetsk today, including a market, killing three civilians, one of which a child. pic.twitter.com/VW8FU529Ek— Eva Karene Bartlett (@EvaKBartlett) June 13, 2022
Donetsk was also shelled by Ukrainian troops on Monday evening, with explosions heard in the city center, Sputnik reported.
At least one target was shot down by Russian air defense systems.
The head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Pushilin said that "Kiev has crossed all limits", adding that "the DPR will seek help from the Russian Federation to counteract shelling of Donetsk by the AFU".
Pushilin announced that "The enemy is using prohibited methods of warfare", adding that "an understanding has been reached that all capabilities of the Russian Armed Forces will be used to protect the cities of the DPR."
Ukrainian shelling of residential areas in Donetsk goes on and on today. pic.twitter.com/htG76xdNSe— Russians With Attitude (@RWApodcast) June 13, 2022
13 others were injured as a result of shelling in Donetsk's Budennovsky district, while another shelling occurred in the city's Kuibyshevsky and Kirovsky districts.
In some cases, shells of NATO's 155 mlm caliber were used in addition to the MLRS, including French shells, likely used with the CAESAR Self-propelled guns.
Clear evidence that French 155mm shells, likely used with the CAESAR SPG, were used to shell residential areas of Donetsk. pic.twitter.com/z0JBngrZLO— Taurevanime (@Taurevanime) June 12, 2022
According to the Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) mission to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination on the ceasefire regime (JCCC), Ukrainian troops pounded Donetsk with BM-21 "Grad" rockets in the early hours of Monday.
The DPR mission reported on its Telegram channel shortly after midnight on Monday that 20 Grad missiles were launched at the Kirovskyi District in Donetsk.