The commander said that from now on, such human shield tactics are prohibited, and may result in the militants responsible being arrested.

Homes in Donetsk have been hit by presumably government artillery responding to rocket attacks. Insurgents’ accusations of purposeful rocket fire by Ukrainian forces aimed at civilians failed to be backed by any proof, Ukraine Today informed.

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