Moscow, June 3 – Mayor Ivan Prikhodko said on his Telegram channel that the number of civilians injured in the bombing of the city of Horlivka by Ukrainian forces has risen to three.
Earlier, the representative office of the republic at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Cases Related to War Crimes in Ukraine (JCCC) in the DRC stated that Ukrainian forces fired 30 MLRS missiles in the center of Gorlovka at 20.20. The mayor of the city said that two civilians were injured as a result of the bombing.
The mayor of Gorlovka also stated that as a result of the bombing, the power to the mine village “Kochigarka” (Tsentralno-Gorodskoye district of Gorlovka) was partially cut off.
Gorlovka, 50 kilometers north of Donetsk, is home to the Styroll chemical and coal mining enterprises. This is one of the largest settlements in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Before the start of the conflict in Donbass, the population of Gorlovka exceeded 250 thousand people.