DONETSK, Nov 7 Almost 90 people died, more than 300 suffered in Gorlovka in the Donetsk People's Republic since the end of February due to shelling by Ukrainian troops, the mayor of the city Ivan Prikhodko said in his Telegram channel. . In total since February 24, 2022: 89 dead, 334 injured,” the mayor said in a statement.
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 of 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 and the settlements of the mines named after Gagarin and “6/7” located on the outskirts are subjected to the most frequent shelling here.