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Ukraine: Donetsk locals queue for water after shelling cuts off supply01:04

Ukraine: Donetsk locals queue for water after shelling cuts off supply

Ukraine, Donetsk
August 19, 2014 at 06:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Donetsk locals queued for water on Tuesday after the city's water treatment facility closed after being hit by Ukrainian army shelling.

Queues formed as resident carrying buckets and large bottles waited for the trucks delivering water to arrive. City authorities have called on residents to try to conserve as much water as possible.

Alongside the water shortage, there are reports of a shortage of bread in the city and long queues forming outside city bakeries since Tuesday morning.

Ukraine: Donetsk locals queue for water after shelling cuts off supply01:04
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Donetsk locals queued for water on Tuesday after the city's water treatment facility closed after being hit by Ukrainian army shelling.

Queues formed as resident carrying buckets and large bottles waited for the trucks delivering water to arrive. City authorities have called on residents to try to conserve as much water as possible.

Alongside the water shortage, there are reports of a shortage of bread in the city and long queues forming outside city bakeries since Tuesday morning.