The police registered 26 enemy strikes on Donetsk region over the past day. Russian troops attacked nine localities.
“The Russians attacked nine localities, killed and injured civilians. The enemy struck the residential neighborhoods with aviation, rocket launchers, artillery, Grad and Uragan MLRS,” the Donetsk region police reported.
The Russian shells slammed into Kramatorsk, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Kostiantynivka, Soledar, Selydove, New York, the villages of Ivanivske, Pokrovske.
Fifteen private houses, two factories, a dairy farm, and a technical school were destroyed.
The National Police and the Security Service of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings under Article 438 (violation of the laws and customs of war) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On July 18, the troops of the Russian Federation hit eight regions of Ukraine.