DONETSK, May 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Three Ukrainian army helicopters have fired at the Donetsk-based Tochmash plant, which specializes in the production of machinery for various sectors of industry, the press service of the newly-formed Donetsk People’s Republic told ITAR-TASS on Monday. One person was hurt in the shooting attack, according to preliminary reports.
Earlier on Monday, fighting broke out between Ukrainian troops and militia representatives of the Donetsk People’s Republic near the Sergei Prokofiev international airport in Donetsk.
Clouds of smoke are rising over the airport. Army helicopters and two fighter aircraft are circling over the city.