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Ukrainian troops shelled Gorlovka and Novoluganskoe

Broken window of the house. File photoDONETSK, Aug 19Ukrainian troops shelled Horlivka and Novoluhanske on Thursday, firing seven 152mm and six NATO 155mm shells at them, the Donetsk People's Republic representative office at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC) said. VFU (armed formations of Ukraine – ed.) in the direction: 20.50 (coincides with Moscow time) – the settlement of Dyleevka – the settlement of Horlivka (Nikitovsky district): seven shells with a caliber of 152 mm were fired; 23.00 – the settlement of Klescheevka – the settlement of Novoluganskoe: fired six shells with a caliber of 155 millimeters,” the representative office in the Telegram channel said. On Thursday, the DPR representative office in the JCCC reported 13 shelling of Gorlovka by Ukrainian troops, including shells of the “NATO” caliber of 155 millimeters. As a result of the shelling of the city, two people were killed, including a child, eight people were injured. Gorlovka Mayor Ivan Prikhodko reported damage to the cathedral due to shelling by Ukrainian troops, the building of Donbassgaz and the skin dispensary were also damaged. Gorlovka is located 50 kilometers north of Donetsk, the Stirol chemical concern and coal mining enterprises are located in the city. Gorlovka is one of the largest settlements in the DPR, it has been under the control of the republic since 2014. Before the start of the conflict in Donbass, the population of Gorlovka numbered more than 250,000 people. The settlement of Zaitsevo, located on the outskirts, and the settlements of the Gagarin and 6/7 mines, located on the outskirts, are subjected to the most frequent shelling. Artillery with a caliber of 155 millimeters is used by NATO countries. Also in Ukraine, under such a caliber, a wheeled self-propelled artillery mount “Bogdan” was developed and manufactured in a single copy. The United States has previously supplied Kyiv with long-range 155mm M777 howitzers, Ukrainian forces have already used them to shell cities, including Donetsk, killing civilians. />Fragments with foreign markings were found at the shelling site of Svetlodarsk


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