: Ukrainian civilian killed by militant shelling (photos)

12:17 Jun. 13, 2016

Ukrainian civilian killed by militant shelling (photos)

Photo source: donoda.gov.ua

Russian-backed separatist forces continue attacks on resident areas

The village of Artemove in Donetsk region got shelled overnight by the Russian-backed separatist forces, according to Donetsk region police.

According to them, the artillery attack started just after midnight. A shell hit a resident building killing an 84-year-old woman. 

Read also 41-year-old civilian killed in militant shelling

The details on the casualties and damage are yet to be determined. The attack has been labeled as a terrorist act. 

Read also Aftermath of heavy militant shelling of Avdiivka: photos

Preliminary reports say the shelling was conducted from 152mm-calibre self-propelled artillery platform, which is prohibited by Minsk agreements.

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