DONETSK, January 19. /TASS/. Ukrainian forces carry out a massive shelling of downtown Volnovakha, a residential building is burning, head of the district administration Konstantin Zinchenko told TASS Thursday.
"The situation is horrible, they shell downtown Volnovakha. The shells land close to the administration [building] and on a residential block. A private house is burning," Zinchenko said. He added that the shelling has been going on throughout the day, with some private residential buildings damaged.
According to the DPR mission to the Joint Coordination and Control Center (JCCC) on Ukrainian war crimes, at 20:40 Moscow time, Ukrainian forces fired eight 155-mm NATO-standard shells at Volnovakha. Information on potential casualties is being clarified.