This was announced to TASS by the head of the district administration Konstantin Zinchenko.

“The situation is terrible, they are shelling the center of Volnovakha.

Shells fall near the administration and in a residential area.

A private house is on fire,” he said.

According to him, shelling of the city has been going on all day, there are damages to houses in the private sector.

Earlier, the former LPR ambassador in Moscow, Rodion Miroshnik, said that Ukrainian militants were “hard shelling” the center of Kremennaya in the republic.