Shelling kills 15 civilians in east Ukraine's Donetsk: official

A woman uses a bank machine in a building damaged by shelling in the eastern town of Dzerzhinsk, near Donetsk, August 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

DONETSK, Ukraine: Shelling in Ukraine's rebel-controlled city Donetsk has killed 15 since midday Thursday, local authorities said, describing the situation as "extremely tense."

Artillery fire in districts to the west, north, and northeast of the centre destroyed infrastructure, including residential houses, the city hall said.





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