Donetsk, Aug 2 - DAN. Three houses in the Kominternovo settlement in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic caught fire as Ukrainian forces shelled the area, a Novoazovskiy district administration official told the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

“At around 18:00 on August 1, three houses in Pobeda street in the Komintenovo settlement caught fire as a result of shelling by Ukrainian forces,” the official said. “The fire was extinguished on time; the houses sustained minor damage.”

The DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) sent a team to the scene of shelling to confirm the report.*jk