Civilian wounded in Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The man was clearing out snow when he heard shots
22:59, 12 February 2018

National police in Donetsk region

A citizen of Hranitne, Donetsk region was shot in the shoulder this afternoon. The incident is investigated as a terrorist attack, the local police department informs.

At around 13:00, the man was clearing out snow near his house, when he heard shots.

The 63-year-old man was hospitalized and went through surgery. His life isn’t under threat. The investigation of the incident is underway.

Preliminary, the incident is qualified as a terrorist attack.

As it was reported earlier, on Jan. 21, one civilian was killed, another one wounded in the "grey zone" in a militant attack. 

At least 2 523 civilians died since the beginning of the armed Donbas Conflict (April 14, 2014 – November 15, 2017), according to the 20th UN report on Human Rights in Ukraine.

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