At least 17 explosions rock Russian-occupied Donetsk

6 July, 04:24 PM
Residents of occupied Donetsk report explosions (Photo:Typical Donetsk)

Residents of occupied Donetsk report explosions (Photo:Typical Donetsk)

A series of explosions rocked the Russian-occupied city of Donetsk on July 6, as reported on the local Telegram messenger Typical Donetsk.

Photos and videos of the explosions are also attached to the post.

According to local residents, at least 17 missiles hit the city's Azotnyi micro-district.

Explosions and fires were reported at a warehouse in occupied Donetsk on July 5. As a result, an enemy ammunition depot was destroyed.

Earlier the U.S.-based Institute for the Study of War or ISW reported that Russian forces may be staging false flag attacks around Donetsk to foster anti-Ukrainian sentiments or encourage mobilization into proxy forces.

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A Ukrainian journalist and editor-in-chief of the independent Donbas news outlet OstroV, Serhiy Garmash, also blamed Russia for attacks on occupied Donetsk.

"What Russia is doing with Donetsk?" he asked rhetorically.

"It's shelling the city that is essentially under its control, in order to induce a humanitarian crisis, for which it will blame the West for supplying modern weapons to Ukraine. (Russia will claim) these weapons are used to kill civilians.”

 “To prove this point, Russia is actually killing civilians."

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