Head of the National Police in the Donetsk region Viacheslav Abroskin wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"Avdiivka. Militants shelled the town at night. A woman (born in 1956) received shrapnel wounds as a result of a direct hit at a private house at Kirova Street. The house was completely destroyed and burned down," Abroskin wrote.
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He also noted that an investigative team of Avdiivka police department is working at the scene.
"Inhuman monsters continue to destroy our territory and cripple the lives of our people," he added.
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