GORLOVKA, August 05, 3:04 /ITAR-TASS/. The Ukrainian army has begun the shelling of the city of Gorlovka in eastern Ukraine’s Dinetsk region from the Smerch and Grad multiple-launch rocket systems, a separatist militia representative told Itar-Tass.
“Currently, at least two squadrons of the Smerch system and several Grad squadrons have shelled the Aksyonovka district in the private sector. Houses are burning there. There are not positions of our troops there,” said the representative of the militia under command of Igor Besler. He said other residential neighbourhoods of Gorlovka have also been shelled.
According to previous reports of eyewitnesses, a convoy of vehicles under Ukrainian flags was moving towards Gorlovka. There were many Smerch and Grad systems in the convoy.