DONETSK, October 2 – Novosti. Ukrainian troops shelled the Kuibyshevsky district of Donetsk twice in 10 minutes, firing a total of five shells with a caliber of 155 mm, according to the representative office of the Donetsk People’s Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of Issues Related to War Crimes of Ukraine (JCCC).
“Fire was recorded from the VFU in the direction: 13.39 – the settlement of Netaylovo – the city of Donetsk (Kuibyshevsky district): 3 shells were fired with a caliber of 155 mm … 13.48 – the settlement of Netaylovo – the city of Donetsk (Kuibyshevsky district): 2 shells with a caliber of 155 mm were fired,” the representative office said in a Telegram channel.
Artillery with a caliber of 155 millimeters is used by NATO countries . The United States supplied Kiev with long-range M-777 howitzers with a caliber of 155 millimeters, Ukrainian troops are actively using them to shell the cities of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics . Also, the Kyiv troops were supplied with German PzH 2000 self-propelled artillery mounts, Polish Krab self-propelled guns and French CAESAR self-propelled guns using shells of this caliber.
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