Censor.NET reports citing the press service for the National Police in the Donetsk region.
"The artillery hit a [residential] area in the vicinity of the industrial zone. The explosions on Levanevskoho, Soborna and Lermontova Streets damaged eight houses of local residents, with the roofs, walls and windows suffering most. On Kolosova Street, a private house burnt down as a result of a direct hit. By preliminary data, nobody has been hurt," the message says.
The police arrived at the scene to assist civilians and document the effects of the attack.
"Militants don't stop shelling civilians in Avdiivka. The town's old part comes under direct fire. For the past night alone, three private houses on Kolosova and Lermontova Streets were destroyed. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported," Donetsk region police chief Viacheslav Abroskin said on Facebook.
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"It's hot. Shelling intensified, lasts two to four hours," - Ukraine Armed Forces fighters in Avdiivka industrial area. VIDEO(0)