Civilian wounded as Ukrainian forces shell southern Kominternovo village – local authorities

August 30, 2018 11:24 // Updated: August 30, 2018 19:19

Donetsk, Aug 30 – DAN. A resident of the Kominternovo village in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic has been wounded in shelling by Ukrainian forces, a Novoazovskiy district administration official told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

“A 82-year-old woman was wounded in the yard of a house in Kirov Street in the Kominternovo village,” the official said.

The area came under fire at approximately 7:30 a.m.; the victim was rushed to hospital and is now taking treatment, she added.

A team of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination went to the scene to obtain evidence of the aftermath of the shelling.

Reports on Wednesday said a house in Kominternovo had burnt down as a result of Ukrainian army strikes.

The new ceasefire agreed by the Contract Group for peaceful Donbass conflict settlement on August 22, came into force at 00:01 on Wednesday.*jk