Eight houses in Avdiivka were damaged due to another attack by the Russia-backed militants. This is stated in the press service of the National Police Office in the Donetsk region.
The enemy shelled a residential area in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, on the night of February 16, 2017.
"This night the Pro-Russia gunmen struck with another artillery fire at residential sector in the old part of the city. As a result, 8 homes suffered damage and one household is completely destroyed by fire", reads the statement.
According to preliminary information, the local people were not injured.
"Investigative police team is on the scene, assisting the civilian population, and documenting the effects of fire by militants", reports Police department.