Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
8th June, 2016
Ukrainian troops began shelling the peripheral areas of the DPR with heavy weapons; in Makiivka a woman was injured, and private houses caught fire.
“Now the Ukrainian side is shelling Chervonogvardeysky district of Makiivka with 152 mm caliber howitzers. During the shelling a woman was injured and private houses burnt,” quotes Donbass News Agency from a source in DPR law enforcement agencies.
The Kuibyshev district of Donetsk also came under fire from 152mm howitzers.
“Novorossiysk #17. A direct hit. Fifth floor. Garibaldi #32. Direct hit. Private house. Victims specified.
Alpinistov #17. A direct hit. Cannot approach it yet. The shelling continues. A single woman lives in the house. And two passenger buses were smashed in the parking lot near the house,” said the head of the district Ivan Prikhodko on his page on Facebook.
Also, the Ukrainian invaders, from the settlements of Ocheretino and Novobakhmutivka, fired at the area of the Yasynuvata checkpoint and Putilovke.
Shelling by 120mm artillery was also reported in the village of Zaitsevo near Gorlovka and near the 6/7 mine.