Ukraine fires 25 mines, large-caliber shells at Donetsk

TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – The Armed Forces of Ukraine fired four times at Donetsk from 155 mm caliber guns and 120 mm mortars overnight, an official in DPR’s mission in the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and Coordination, said on Sunday.

Kievsky, Kirovsky, and Petrovsky districts were shelled from the area of Pervomaisky and Maryinka. A total of 15 shells and 10 mines were fired. The attacks were recorded at 00:45, 01:45, 02:05, and 04:05 local time (same as with Moscow time).

Shortly before midnight, the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired rockets with incendiary shells from the Grad multiple launch rocket systems at the Voroshilovsky and Kalininsky districts of Donetsk, TASS reported.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine also shelled the city of Krasny Luch in the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) using a HIMARS multiple launch rocket system, an official in LPR’s mission in the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and Coordination, said on Sunday.

"From the side of the armed formations of Ukraine shelling at the village of Krasny Luch with the use of HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems (6 rockets) was recorded as of 01:45," the mission’s representative said.

Earlier the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired from HIMARS systems at the city of Stakhanov in the LPR. As a result, a kindergarten and a building of an educational institution were damaged.

On July 3, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu reported to President Vladimir Putin about the liberation of the LPR: the city of Lisichansk had passed under the control of Russian and Lugansk forces.

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