MOSCOW, June 11. /TASS/. Five civilians, including 2 children, have been killed in a shelling attack of Ukrainian security forces on the Gorlovka city in the southeast of Ukraine, the Defence Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) reported on Thursday.
"Two children and 3 women were killed during a shelling attack on Gorlovka overnight," the Donetsk news agency quotes a DPR defence official.
A representative of the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) of the ceasefire regime in the southeast of Ukraine has confirmed the report on casualties.
"The city’s residential areas were shelled," the DPR Defence Ministry said.