Censor.NET reports citing the National Police in the Donetsk region press service.
"Since the beginning of the year, civilian casualties in Avdiivka include 13 wounded and five killed. Significant damage was inflicted on 291 private houses and 67 apartments in multi-story buildings, one school, one kindergarten, and Avdiivka Metal Structures Plant," the message says.
Almost every house located in town's old part bears traces of the undeclared war.
Yesterday's attack damaged facade and windows of Maliuk kindergarten on Haharina Street as well as a ZIL-5301 truck parked on Metalurhiv Street.
According to old town residents, the house at 14 Nakhimova Str. was completely destroyed by direct hit. On Stepova Street, orchards of locals came under shelling that also damaged facades, roofs and windows of the houses No. 142 and No. 146.
A high-rise building on Vorobiova Street came under fire 15 times. People left their homes in order to stay alive. Only five apartments are still lived in. Yesterday, the building incurred five new hits.
Earlier, Donetsk governor Pavlo Zhebrivskyi said water supply in Avdiivka would be resumed only after sappers removed mines planted by militants near the Donetsk filtration plant. He added that almost all water in the town had been used up. Annti-terrorist operation (ATO) spokesman appealed to civic volunteers with a request to bring water to Avdiivka.