August 19, 2014 15:27
Ukraine military shelling childcare centers, schools, hospitals - militias
MOSCOW. Aug 19 (Interfax) - The militias in eastern Ukraine claimed that the Ukrainian military shells social infrastructure in the territory controlled by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics.
"The Ukrainian military is heavily shelling Khanzhenkovo, a suburb of Makiyivka in the Donetsk region, destroying a school and a child-care center. Reports about casualties are being verified," a source in the headquarters of the Donetsk republic's militia told Interfax.
A shell, launched by the Ukrainian forces, hit a pediatrics hospital in Luhansk, the militia claimed.
We are checking reports that a shell hit a pediatrics hospital.
No official confirmation of this report from Ukrainian law enforcement services have been available to Interfax so far.
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