Militants blame Ukrainian military of shelling Zaitseve, ATO HQ says attacks militants' doing
On Saturday, militants shelled the village of Zaitseve (not far from militants-controlled Horlivka), a local woman was wounded, an anti-terrorist operation (ATO) centre HQ reported.
"On January 9, in the first half of the day the criminals of one of the illegal armed formations of Russian terrorist troops with small arms and grenade launchers shelled the village of Zaitseve, which lies to north from occupied Horlivka. As a result of this armed provocation a local resident was injured," reads a report from the press centre posted on Facebook.
The headquarters stressed that due to fake media, self-declared 'Donetsk People's Republic' accuses Ukrainian defenders of the shell attacks.
Besides, according to the militants, they helped an inured woman, however, these were Ukrainian military men, who rendered a medical aid to her, and evacuated other local residents from the dangerous place, the ATO press centre said.
Previously, the 'military administration of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic' said Ukrainian military opened fire on the part of the settlement Zaitseve.
The Donetsk news agency reported, citing a source in the so-called 'DPR law enforcement structures', that a local resident, a woman, has been wounded.