According to him, the terrorists conducted a massive strike on the residential neighborhood of Artemove village located not far from Dzerzhynsk village in the Donetsk region on the night of Aug 12. The shelling was conducted with 122-mm and 152-mm artillery from the direction of the mine named after Yury Gagarin situated near Horlivka: "About 50 militants' shells hit Artemove from 11 p.m. Aug 12 to 02:30 a.m. Aug 13."
"A four-apartment house was completely burnt as a result of the shelling, which left all the residents homeless. Several cars, bicycles, many fences, and outbuildings have been recorded damaged. There are craters from the shells of different calibers on the streets.
"A three-storey building has its roof and windows damaged. A woman was wounded in the arm by shrapnel. The shelling also damaged windows, doors, and gas pipeline in a two-storey house. The power was also cut there.
"The shells of 122-mm and 152-mm caliber have as well damaged power transmission line, three houses, a coalhouse, a car, killed a dog, broken windows and doors. Many houses have their walls, windows, doors, and roofs damaged.
"In addition, 122-mm projectiles have damaged facade of the building, windows, doors, 15 meters of rails, outbuildings and fence at the train loading station in Artemove.
"The facts of the barbarous destruction of the residential neighborhood and the railroad station in the Artemove village by the pro-Russian militants have been documented by the observers of the Ukrainian party of JCCC and handed over to the OSCE special monitoring mission," JCCC press officer Semeniuk said.