Three children wounded in Russian strikes on Donetsk Oblast

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On Sunday, 17 July, 3 adults and 3 children sustained injuries as a result of a Russian shelling of the Bakhmut district, in Donetsk Oblast.

Source: Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor’s Office on Facebook

Quote: "On 17 July 2022, the occupation army of the Russian Federation fired on the city of Soledar and the village of Yahidne in the Bakhmut district.

As a result of the mass attacks, three civilians aged 38 to 64 were injured. In addition, three children born in 2019, 2020, and 2013 sustained shrapnel injuries."


Details: The Prosecutor’s Office reported that private houses, outbuildings, and garages were damaged as a result of the Russian attacks.

Russian forces are currently continuing to shell the city of Soledar. The Prosecutor’s Office is confirming whether civilians have been affected by the attack.