Death of girl in Donetsk region qualified as terrorist attack

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the law enforcers, the shell exploded three meters away from the girl and left no chance for survival
18:11, 28 May 2018

A criminal proceeding on the case of the death of a 15-year-old girl in Zalizne, Troitsk region was opened, as the press office of Donetsk Police reports.

It is reported that the grandfather of the dead informed the law enforcers about the tragedy at around 12:30.

“A child went out in a yard when the militants opened artillery fire at Zalizne. The shell exploded three meters away from the girl and left no chance for survival. The girl sustained fatal injuries,” the message says.

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The police investigative group is working at the site. Preliminary, the case was determined under the article of Ukraine’s Criminal Code on terrorist attacks.

As Ivanna Yashchenko, the Region Police Spokesperson, said in an exclusive commentary for 112 Ukraine, the tragedy happened in front of the grandfather of the dead.

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According to Yashchenko, the situation near Toretsk has worsened over the past week.

As we reported earlier, a 15-year-old girl died as a result of militants’ attacks at a civilian village Zalizne. 

Earlier, a man was blown up on an explosive device near Toretsk, he was hospitalized with numerous shrapnel wounds.


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