Censor.NET reports citing Donetsk Regional Police Head Viacheslav Abroskin's statement.
"The militants used Grad multiple rocket launchers to attack Hirnyk (the town in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, subordinate to Selidove city council - Ed.)," he wrote.
According to preliminary information, at least three women were killed. "The information is currently specified," the law enforcement officer added.
At the same time, according to the of the Donetsk Regional State Administration health department, 16 people were injured by the shelling. Six of them were taken to a hospital.
"Six wounded people, including one severely injured child, who suffered from today's shelling of the town of Hirnyk, were delivered to the hospital. Ten more people received medical treatment without hospitalization. Information on casualties is specified," the statement, posted on the Regional State Administration website reads. The administration later clarified that the shelling killed four people.
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