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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