DONETSK, October 1 – Novosti. The death toll from the shelling of Gorlovka has risen to four, Mayor Ivan Prikhodko said on his Telegram channel.
Earlier, the mayor said that as a result of the attack of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the village of Bakhmutka in the Nikitovsky district of Gorlovka, one civilian was killed.
“Unfortunately, in the village of Bakhmutka, as a result of the shelling of Ukrainian punishers, three more civilians were killed. Four citizens of Gorlovka were killed today at the hands of the Ukrainian Armed Forces (Armed Forces of Ukraine – Ed.),” the mayor’s publication says.
Gorlovka is located 50 kilometers north of Donetsk , the city is home to the Stirol chemical concern and coal mining enterprises. This is one of the largest settlements in the DPR , it has been under the control of the republic since 2014. Before the start of the conflict in Donbass , the population of Gorlovka numbered more than 250,000 people. The settlements of Zaitsevo and the settlements of the Gagarin and 6/7 mines , located on the outskirts, are subjected to the most frequent shelling here .
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