Four children in Volodarske, Donetsk region, have found a shell on the roadway near their house, states Donetsk regional police office. When the children began to play with this shell, it exploded killing one 4-year-old child and causing major injuries of three other kids aged between 8-10. The children were hospitalized in grave condition. One of those wounded has her leg amputated. The tragedy took place August 24.
Renewed shelling hit Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Tuesday night, reported "Novyny Donbasu", referring to the messages of local residents. Now Avdiivka is left without power. Work of Avdiivka coke plant was not interrupted.
As stated by the ATO press center, Troitske and Novozvanivka, Luhansk region, faced the power outage as a result of shelling. About 600 people here are left without electricity. In Luhansk region, Bolotene, Troitske, Frunze, and Popasna were attacked by the militants.
On the frontlines of Donetsk region, Avdiivka, Opytne, Pisky, Luhanske, Talakivka, Sopyne, Maiorsk, Sanzharivka, Krasnohorivka, and Hranitne were targeted by 120mm mortars, tanks, anti-aircraft installations, self-propelled guns, and small arms. ATO press center emphasizes that Russian-backed militants violate the Minsk agreements by using the prohibited weapons. All the attacks against Ukrainian ATO forces and residential areas has been сarried out against the backdrop oftake place during the Normandy format meeting in Berlin.