Donetsk Oblast: Russians fire on 12 settlements, killing and wounding people

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The Russian occupiers have fired on settlements in the Donetsk region 28 times in the past 24 hours, killing at least one person and injuring three children.

Source: National Police on Facebook

Quote from the police:  "During the past 24 hours, the occupiers have hit the following settlements: Mariupol, Bakhmut, Soledar, Avdiivka, Lyman, Toretsk, Kostiantynivka, Siversk, Zalizne, Bakhmutske, Pivnichne and Yablunivka.

Bakhmut suffered the most: an enemy shell destroyed a factory and demolished a five-storey apartment building. A man was killed and a 9-year-old boy was seriously injured."

Details: Three children were injured in the Russian shelling. 52 civilian facilities were destroyed - residential buildings, three schools, industrial enterprises, a farm, and critical infrastructure facilities.

Russian troops fired on civilians from aircraft, tanks, heavy artillery and Tochka-U missile systems.

The police have launched a pre-trial investigation under Article 438 (violation of the laws or customs of war) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.