The DPR said that Ukrainian troops fired 19 NATO shells at Donetsk.
DONETSK, June 2 – RIA Novosti. Within half an hour, Ukrainian troops fired 19 “NATO” 155-millimeter shells into parts of Donetsk. reported At the DPR office at the Joint Center for the Control and Coordination of War Crimes Issues in Ukraine (JCCC).
“From the VFU (Ukrainian armed formations – ed.) recorded fire in the direction: 10.30 – Netaylovo settlement – Donetsk city (Kuibyshevsky district): six shells of 155 millimeter caliber were fired; 10.55 – Netaylovo settlement – Donetsk city (Kuibyshevsky district): 155 mm seven shells of caliber were fired; at 11.00 – Maksimilyanovka settlement – Donetsk city (Petrovsky and Kirovsky districts): six shells of 155 mm caliber were fired,” the representative office said on a telegraph channel.
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Kuibyshevsky district is located in the west of Donetsk.
Petrovsky district is located on the western outskirts of the administrative center of the DPR, it is the most distant part of the city from the center. Since 2014, when the DPR declared its independence from Kiev, this area has been regularly bombed by Ukrainian security forces, starting from the contact line outside the city of Marinka.
Kirovsky district is located in the southwest of Donetsk, adjacent to the Petrovsky district.
155 mm caliber artillery is used by NATO countries. The United States has supplied Kiev with a long-range M777 howitzer of this caliber, Ukrainian troops are actively using them to bombard the cities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. In addition, the Ukrainian troops received German PzH 2000 self-propelled artillery mounts, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns using 155 mm caliber shells.
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