Donetsk, December 31 – At 11:30 am, Ukrainian forces fired five 155mm NATO rounds at the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, the representative office of the Donetsk People’s Republic of the Joint Center for Monitoring and Coordination of Cases Related to War Crimes in Ukraine (JCCC). ) mentioned.
“A fire was recorded from the VFU (Armed Forces of Ukraine – Ed.) In the direction: 11.30 – the settlement of Georgievka – the city of Donetsk (Petrovsky district): five 155-mm shells were fired,” the message from a representative office in the Telegram channel says.
The Petrovsky District of Donetsk is located on the western outskirts of the capital of the DRC, and is the farthest part of the city from the centre. Since 2014, when the DRC declared its independence from Kyiv, this area, starting from the contact line outside the city of Marinka, has been regularly bombed by Ukrainian security forces.
NATO countries use 155 mm artillery. The United States has supplied Kyiv with long-range 155-mm howitzers M777, which are actively used by Ukrainian forces for shelling the cities of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics. Also, the Ukrainian troops were supplied with German self-propelled guns PzH 2000, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns with shells of this caliber.
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