February 13, 2015
UKRAINE:Feb.13: Three children have been killed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlovka during shelling, the Emergencies Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said.
A shell hit the roof of a one-story house, TASS reported.
About 30 people were injured in Donbass over the last 24 hours after shelling by Ukrainian armed forces, mostly in Donetsk and Lugansk.
Seven people, including three children, died over the last 24 hours as a result of shelling, DPR defense ministry spokesman Eduard Basurin told a briefing earlier on Friday.
“Yesterday, three children died as a result of shelling of a residential house in Gorlovka – a boy, aged 1, and two girls, aged 6 and 12,” the Donetsk News Agency quoted Basurin as saying. “In total, 7 civilians were killed and 15 more injured.”
The Ukrainian forces shelled several settlements in DPR over 40 times in the last 24 hours, Basurin said. “Over the last 24 hours, [we] registered 42 shellings, including 19 in Donetsk, four in Golovka and one in Yasinovataya,” he added.