"According to the head of the region, eight civilians were killed as a result of today's shelling of Kramatorsk city (government-controlled) conducted from the direction of Horlivka city (DPR-controlled) from Grad multiple rocket launchers. The terrorists used Tornado rockets, which are in service with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation only. 63 more people, including five children and 32 military received injuries of varying severity. Oleksandr Kikhtenko noted that this information is not final," the statement reads.
The head of the Donetsk region said that all municipal and regional services, as well as the rescuers dealt with the situation swiftly, providing assistance to the wounded. The governor also said that four apartment buildings were damaged as a result of the shelling, adding that they all will be restored.