This was announced by the head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavel Kirilenko on Facebook.

“Eight dead, four wounded – these are the consequences of the shelling of Toretsk, which the Russians carried out today at about 11 am. There are three children among the four wounded,” Kirilenko wrote.

He noted that according to preliminary information, the invaders were shelling from artillery.

“We got to a public transport stop, where at that time there was a crowd of people. In addition, the Russians damaged the church and wounded the priest there, damaged the surrounding high-rise buildings, ”added the head of the OVA.

He pointed out that every day in the Donetsk region, Russian invaders beat civilians and every day there are dead and wounded.

“Everyone who still remains in the Donetsk region exposes themselves to mortal danger! I appeal to all residents of the region: do not turn yourself into a Russian target!” Kirilenko urged.

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At 4 am on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbas. Russia launched missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine and launched a direct full-scale invasion in four directions. The armed forces of Ukraine are rebuffing the enemy, the blitzkrieg plan – to capture Kyiv in two or three days – failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital. The Russian military commits thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

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