Donetsk region police Chief Viacheslav Abroskin wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
He wrote: "The militants committed artillery strike on a residential neighborhood of Avdiivka. The apartment houses at Gagarina and 9th Quarter Streets were hit. The wreckage is now being removed. One killed person - a male born in 1973 - has already been discovered. He died of shrapnel wounds.
"Information on casualties is being clarified," the law enforcer wrote.
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