Officials report at least 25 dead in shelling of a market in Russian-occupied Ukraine
KYIV, Ukraine — At least 25 people were killed on Sunday by shelling at a market on the outskirts of the city of Donetsk in Russian-occupied Ukraine.
According to The Associated Press, another 20 people were injured in the strike, including two children.
Denis Pushilin, head of the Russian-installed authorities in Donetsk, stated that the shells had been fired by the Ukrainian military. Emergency services continue to work on the scene, Pushilin said.
Kyiv has not commented on the event, and the claims could not be independently verified by The Associated Press.
Russian and Ukrainian forces continue to fight.