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Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under attack: Three people injured, hospital, school buildings damaged

Russia's hybrid military forces have been shelling residential areas of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donbas for two hours on Sunday, May 28, firing from Grad systems, tanks, mortars
Ukraine's Krasnohorivka under attack: Three people injured, hospital, school buildings damaged

Russia’s hybrid military forces have been shelling residential areas of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donbas for two hours on Sunday, May 28, according to chief of the Main Police Department in Donetsk region Viacheslav Abroskin, Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN.

“Krasnohorivka. At 06:40 local time, militants started shelling the town. There are reports about a damaged building of a municipal hospital. Several shells have hit the residential area (near a plant),” he wrote on Facebook. “Information about damages and the injured is being verified. Investigators from the police of the town of Maryinka are working on the spot,” he wrote on Facebook. He reported in an update an hour later that the shelling was on.

“At 07:45, the shelling continued. Police officers started evacuating hospital workers and patients, mainly senior citizens, being under ongoing fire,” he said. “Shells have hit school No. 2 [the school year ended last week]. The building is on fire,” he said. The fire ceased at 08:40, he added in an update an hour later.

Pavlo Zhebrivsky, head of Donetsk military and civilian administration, has given details about a recent attack by Russia’s hybrid military forces on the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donetsk region on Sunday, May 28.

“Russian occupiers have again mounted attacks on Krasnohorivka. Firing from Grad systems, tanks, mortars. There are direct hits on buildings,” he wrote on Facebook on Sunday morning. “Explosions have damaged the buildings of secondary school No. 2, the hospital. The school’s second floor has caught fire,” he added. Zhebrivsky later posted an update, saying that rescuers had extinguished the fire.

According to verified reports, two females and one male have been injured as a result of the attack, he wrote.

It should be recalled that on May 23, Russia’s hybrid military forces mounted an attack on the old part of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, using 122mm Grad-P portable rocket launchers.