The number of injured residents of Gorlovka in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) due to shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) has increased to four. This was announced on Monday, June 6, by the mayor of the city Ivan Prikhodko.
“Unfortunately, the number of Gorlovka residents wounded as a result of the shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine of the Solnechny residential area has increased to four. The victims are in the City Hospital No. 2 in Horlivka, where they receive qualified medical care,” he wrote in his Telegram channel.
Earlier that day, Prikhodko reported that the Ukrainian military fired on the Solnechny residential area, as a result, a civilian from the Kalininsky district of Gorlovka died.
The day before, one civilian from Gorlovka was killed, three more were injured during the shelling of the city by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On June 3, one resident was killed and one was injured due to the shelling of the village.
According to DPR Ombudsman Darya Morozova, as of June 3, 7,641 people, including 108 children, died in the republic during the entire period of Ukrainian aggression.
On February 24, Russia launched a special operation to protect Donbass. Moscow explained that the tasks of the special operation include the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine, the implementation of which is necessary to ensure the security of Russia. The decision was made against the backdrop of aggravation in the region as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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