Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff press center.
"The illegal armed groups employed 152 mm and 122 mm artillery, as well as 120 mm mortars against Vodiane village not far from Mariupol. More than 700 shells hit the village over just three days (Oct. 12-14). The enemy strikes were committed from the directions of the nearby villages of Leninske, Zaichenko, and Kominternove," the report reads.
It is noted that the members of the Ukrainian side of the JCCC (Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the cease-fire in the Donbas) recorded numerous craters as well as damaged civilian assets and infrastructure facilities by shells in Vodiane: "Six residential houses were completely destroyed and 10 were significantly damaged; a power transmission line was cut due to the powerful and cynical strikes. The illegal armed groups have literally leveled to the ground the entire street in this village."
Moreover, the Staff reported civilian casualties as a result of the attacks. A 1938-born local resident was injured and subsequently taken to the hospital in Mariupol. 11 residents remained in Vodiane during the strikes. These people were either unable or reluctant to leave their homes despite the risk.
"All these criminal cases of truce breach by the illegal armed groups as well as the use of weapons banned by the Minsk agreements were carefully documented by the servicemen of the Ukrainian side of the JCCC and handed over to a special monitoring mission of the OSCE SMM in Ukraine," the ATO Staff press center added.
Photos courtesy of ATO Staff press center
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