On the afternoon of September 6, Russian troops shelled Kostyantynivka - Donetsk Oblast. The shells hit one of the markets in the city center, killing at least 17 people and 34 people were injured.
On the afternoon of September 6, Russian troops shelled Kostyantynivka in the Donetsk Oblast. The shells hit one of the markets in the city center, killing at least 17 people and 34 people were injured. Among the victims is a lifeguard.
According to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Ihor Klymenko, the search and rescue operation in Kostyantynivka has been completed. By 6:00 p.m., 17 people were killed and 32 injured as a result of Russian shelling.
According to confirmed data, 16 people died as a result of the attack on the market square in Kostyantynivka in the Donetsk Oblast, said Anastasia Medvedev, spokeswoman for the Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor's Office.
As of 5:20 p.m. in Kostyantynivka, the number of wounded as a result of the shelling increased to 34. As for the type of weapon used in the strike, there is no clear answer, Tetiana Ignatchenko, spokeswoman for the Donetsk Regional Military Directorate, said during the broadcast "Urgent Sprotiv".
Anastasia Medvedev, spokeswoman for the Prosecutor's Office of the Donetsk region, told Suspilno that as of 4:00 p.m., the number of injured had risen to 31 people. There may be people under the rubble.
“By 4 p.m., 16 people were killed in the attack by the occupiers. Another 31 people were injured and received medical assistance," Medvedev said.
She also added that 20 shops, power lines, an administration building and the fifth floor of a residential building were damaged as a result of the shelling. Passenger cars and eight commercial buildings were completely burned.
The prosecutor's office initiated criminal proceedings pursuant to Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the laws and customs of war) in connection with the shelling of Russian troops.
As of 4 p.m., the number of injured in Kostyantinivka had increased to 28. Rescuers, police and doctors are working at the site of the shelling, and rescue and search operations are ongoing. This was announced by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Ihor Klymenko.