Artillery attack on Ukraine's Talakivka near Mariupol lasts for two hours, no report on civilian casualties yet
Illegal armed formations on the evening of May 22 mounted an artillery attack on the village of Talakivka near the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol in Donetsk region; no reports about civilian casualties have arrived yet, the press center of the Ukrainian Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has said.
"From 19:00 to 21:00 local time on May 22, the enemy launched an attack on the Ukrainian village of Talakivka with civilians, which is located some dozen kilometers from Mariupol. According to early reports, they lobbed over ninety 122mm shells in, some of which did not explode. There is no information about civilian casualties yet. The village's industrial facilities have been damaged," the JFO press center said on Facebook late on Tuesday, May 22.
It says that the situation is under control. Members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Emergency Situations Ministry are on the scene.
"Personnel of the brigade whose defense area was under fire continue holding their positions," it said.