Russia-occupied Donetsk came under fire om Jan. 21, leading to at least 13 reported casualties, according to occupation authorities.
The incident occurred in the Kirovskyi district in the Tekstylnyk neighborhood, where a market is located, claimed Alexey Kulemzin, the self-proclaimed mayor of occupied Donetsk, who accused Ukrainian forces of the shelling.
Ukrainian Journalist Denys Kazanskyi published a video on Telegram of a Russian occupier discussing the aftermath of the shelling.
"The occupier at the scene openly admits the presence of Russian military personnel there, again hiding behind civilians and exposing them to retaliatory fire," Kazanskyi said.
Photos and videos of the shelling site are circulating on the internet.
Explosions rocked Donetsk on Dec. 31, 2023 with occupation authorities claiming that four people were killed in an attack.
Residents of Donetsk reported shelling of several districts on Dec. 19, 2023. The occupiers claimed 15 injured.
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