"After 4 p.m. the village of Novotoshkivka was subjected to shelling from tanks and mortars. Several shells and mines have flown into the center of the village near the previously destroyed shopping center and water tower," he stated. According to Moskal, a few high-rise buildings had their doors and windows blown out by the blast wave, and a few shells and mines exploded in gardens and did not cause serious damage.
He also reported that the fire from the tanks was carried out from Zholobky village a few kilometers from Novotoshkivka on the Bakhmutka highway. "This village, which is behind our 29th outpost, is occupied by Russian regular troops, in particular, tanks with crews from Buryatia. Mortar fire on Novotoshkivka was conducted from a woodline near Holubivske (near the village of Orekhovo, occupied by "LPR" militants)," Moskal noted. According to preliminary data, no civilians were wounded or killed, the information about asualties among servicemen is being specified.