Russian military shell occupied Khartsyzk, civilian casualties reported: Intel

23:30, 08 January 2017
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On January 7, the Separate anti-aircraft missile division (based in Donetsk) of the 1st Army Corps of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation shelled residential areas in the town of Khartsyzsk, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reported.


Casualties among the civilian population of the occupied town are reported, the statement reads.

The military intelligence says the servicemen of the Russian occupation forces continue their atrocities in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine.

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