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 Civilian woman killed by militants in Zaitseve mortaring

A female local resident was killed by pro-Russian terrorists as a result of mortaring of the village of Zaitseve (the Donetsk region).

The National Police in the Donetsk region announced on its website, Censor.NET reports.

"A woman, presumably 60 to 70 years old, died as a result of injuries during a direct hit of a mortar shell in her house. According to preliminary data, it happened about 8 p.m. The body of the deceased was delivered to Dzerzhynsk," the report reads.

The police are currently trying to identify the victim.

The incident was qualified as a terrorist act by Part 3 of Art. 258 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the police noted.

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