Six people killed in Russian shelling of Kostiantynivka in Donbas

2 April, 04:04 PM
Russians shelled Kostiantynivka in Donetsk Oblast (Photo:Pavlo Kyrylenko / Telegram)

Russians shelled Kostiantynivka in Donetsk Oblast (Photo:Pavlo Kyrylenko / Telegram)

Six people were killed and eight wounded after Russia shelled a residential district in Kostiantynivka, Donetsk Oblast on the morning of April 2, regional governor Pavlo Kyrylenko reported on Telegram.

The Russians shelled the city center in the morning, damaging high-rise residential buildings and private homes.

Initially, three people were reported dead and six wounded.

Later, Presidential Office head Andriy Yermak confirmed that Russia’s invading forces had killed six Kostiantynivka residents. Another eight people received shrapnel wounds and are being treated.

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The town was hit with two missiles from the Russian S-300 air defense system, and four volleys from Uragan multiple rocket launchers, Yermak said.

In total, 16 apartment buildings, eight private homes, a kindergarten, the Kostiantynivka State Tax Inspectorate building, gas pipes, and three cars were damaged.

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