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Shelling of Pokrovsk in Donetsk region: Child injured

Shelling of Pokrovsk in Donetsk region: Child injured Illustrative photo (Getty Images)

Russian occupiers launched missile strikes on Pokrovsk in the Donetsk region on Sunday evening, December 31. As a result of the shelling, a child was wounded, according to the head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Vadym Filashkin.

"On New Year's Eve, the enemy fired seven rockets at the city. According to preliminary information, these were Tornado-S missiles," he announced.

As a result of the shelling, a 9-year-old girl was injured.

He stated that at least 16 private houses, three infrastructure objects, an office building, and three cars were damaged due to the shelling. A gas pipeline was also damaged.

Rescue teams, police, representatives of local authorities, and communal services are on-site documenting the circumstances of the crime and eliminating its consequences.

Photo: Russians launched missile strikes on Pokrovsk (

Updated (22:40)

The Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office reported that a 9-year-old girl suffered blast injuries. She has been hospitalized with suspected concussion. In addition, a 70-year-old woman also sustained injuries.

Shelling of Ukraine on the night from December 30 to December 31

Russian forces launched drones and missiles into Ukrainian territory on December 30, with explosions heard in several eastern, northern, and central regions.

Yesterday evening, the Russian army attacked the central part of Kharkiv. Among the targets were the Kharkiv Palace Hotel and a residential building. Reports indicate 26 casualties.

Additionally, during the air raid, explosions were heard in the Cherkasy region, as well as in Bila Tserkva in the Kyiv region. The Ukrainian Air Force had warned of the threat of enemy drone attacks.