ROSTOV-ON-DON, August 10, /ITAR-TASS/. About 15 Ukrainian shells exploded in Russia’s southern Rostov region some 500 metres of the border with Ukraine, Rostov region border chief Vasily Malayev told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“Russian border guards on Sunday registered about 15 shell explosions near the village of Mityakinskaya. The shells flew from Ukraine and dropped some 300 metres of a populated locality,” he said, adding that luckily no one had been hurt.
A larger part of Donetsk’s Tekstilshchiki dwelling quarters has been left without electricity supplies as a result of artillery shelling, the official website of the Donetsk mayor said on Sunday.
“As at 17:30 local time (18:30 Moscow time) 40 substations were cut off electricity supplies as a result of artillery shelling. The situation is difficult, people say they hear the sounds of shooting from heavy weapons in all districts of the city,” the website said.
Apart from that, a shell that hit Donetsk’s bus park destroyed and damaged several buses.