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Ukrainian troops shelled areas of Donetsk

DONETSK, March 29 Ukrainian troops fired five NATO shells of 155 mm caliber at a number of areas of Donetsk, the DPR representative office in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues reported. with war crimes of Ukraine (JCCC).
“Shelling was recorded from the side of the VFU (armed formations of Ukraine – ed.) in the direction: 18.00 – the settlement of Galitsynivka – the city of Donetsk (Kirov region): three shells with a caliber of 155 millimeters were fired; 21.30 – the settlement of Kurakhovka – the city of Donetsk ( Petrovsky district): two shells with a caliber of 155 millimeters were fired,” the representative office said in messages on its Telegram channel.

Kirovsky district is located in the southwestern part of Donetsk. Petrovsky district is located on the western outskirts of Donetsk, it is the most distant part of the city from the center. Since 2014, when the DPR declared independence from Kyiv, this area has regularly come under fire from Ukrainian security forces.

155 mm artillery is used by NATO countries. The United States supplied Ukraine with long-range howitzers M777 of 155 mm caliber, Ukrainian troops are actively using them to shell the cities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. Also, the Ukrainian troops were supplied with German PzH 2000 self-propelled artillery mounts, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns using shells of this caliber.


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