SLAVYANSK, June 29, /ITAR-TASS/. Several civilians were killed when Ukrainian troops shelled the village of Semyonovka near the southeastern city of Slavyansk and the city’s dwelling quarters on Sunday, the press service of the Donetsk People’s Republic told Itar-Tass.
“One of the shells hit a nine-storey residential building killing a woman,” the press service said, adding that there were no exact data on the number of those killed. In all, there could be three to five people. As of 16:00 Moscow time, the shelling was being continued."
The press service confirmed reports that the Donetsk self-defence forces had taken control of army unit number A-1402.
Earlier, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko extended the ceasefire regime in the southeast regions till 23:00 on June 30.