In Marinka Donetsk region as a result of the shelling by illegal armed groups on Thursday morning it was damaged and destroyed 20 private houses, according to the head of the Department of communication of the Main Directorate of the National police in the Donetsk region Natalia Shiman.

“Today, about 7.00 began shelling the city. The police all day to document the effects of fire. As at 20.00 recorded two completely destroyed houses and 18 damaged partially,” wrote N. Shiman on his page on the social network Facebook on Thursday evening.

According to her, under artillery hit militants appeared street Heroes of Chernobyl, Peter Karpov (ex.Thalmann), Matrosov and October. According to preliminary data, the militants shelled the city of reactive systems of volley fire “Grad”. All the facts are qualified under part 2 of article 258 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (terrorist act).

“Two families are left without shelter, their homes destroyed completely . Fortunately, no injuries”, – concluded N. Shiman.

As reported earlier, the shelling of Marinka said the chief of the regional Department of the national police Vyacheslav Abroskin. According to him, the militants used 120-mm shells.