Russian troops shell Kostiantynivka in Donetsk Oblast, says regional governor

16 July, 12:56 PM
Russian troops launched a missile attack on Kostyantynivka (Photo:Pavlo Kyrylenko/Telegram)

Russian troops launched a missile attack on Kostyantynivka (Photo:Pavlo Kyrylenko/Telegram)

Russian troops launched another rocket attack on the town of Kostiantynivka in Donetsk Oblast early on July 16, head of the regional administration Pavlo Kyrylenko said in a Telegram post.

The Russians hit industrial facilities, as well as several private houses were destroyed as a result of the attack.

Kyrylenko added that seven civilians were killed in the region over the past day, while another 14 received injuries. In particular, two died in Krasnohorivka, one in Slovyansk, one in Avdiyivka, one in Zakotne, one in Hirnyk, and one in Ostrovske.

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Also, one person died in Kostiantynivka who had previously been wounded in Luhansk Oblast.

After the almost complete capture of Luhansk Oblast, the Russian army started shelling populated areas of Donetsk Oblast. The enemy is systematically shelling Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, and other settlement in the region.

Ukraine's General Staff said that the invaders were not abandoning attempts to attack Slovyansk and Kramatorsk.

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