Russia-backed militants shelled Zaitseve village in Donbas yesterday, on May 22. As a result of the attack, a 60-year-old woman was injured. This was reported by the Donetsk region police press service.
"A resident of Zaitseve village was wounded during militants’ attack yesterday, on May 21, at about 9:00 pm. The woman was in her yard when the attack happened. She was brought to Bakhmut hospital with a shrapnel wound," the message said.
Police added that criminal case was open and the shelling was qualified as a terrorist act.
As it was reported earlier, during the past 24 hours on May 21, Ukrainian military eliminated 15 militants. Two Ukrainian died and nine - were injured. In Luhansk area, the enemy was active in the area of Troitske village. In Donetsk area, the operations were carried out near Zaitseve, Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Mayorsk, Shumy, Zalizne, Pivdenne, Novhorod, Avdiivka, Mariinka and Novohnativka. The hostilities in Mariupol area continued in the settlements of Chermalyk, Vodyane and Shyrokyne.