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Ukraine: Kindergarten blown out by Ukrainian army shelling00:52

Ukraine: Kindergarten blown out by Ukrainian army shelling

Ukraine, Donetsk
August 22, 2014 at 08:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

A kindergarten in the residential area of Donetsk suffered heavy damage on Thursday evening following an attack by the Ukrainian army.

Although no deaths or injuries were registered, the shelling completely destroyed the children's playground and shattered the windows of Kindergarten Alenka.

Instances of intense shelling on residential areas by Kiev forces has been registered in Donetsk over the past weeks. According to the United Nations and the World Health Organisation, at least 1,129 people have died and 3,442 have been injured since Kiev launched its military offensive in the country's east in mid-April. Some 117,000 people have also been internally displaced, while 168,000 people have crossed the border and fled to Russia.

Ukraine: Kindergarten blown out by Ukrainian army shelling00:52
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A kindergarten in the residential area of Donetsk suffered heavy damage on Thursday evening following an attack by the Ukrainian army.

Although no deaths or injuries were registered, the shelling completely destroyed the children's playground and shattered the windows of Kindergarten Alenka.

Instances of intense shelling on residential areas by Kiev forces has been registered in Donetsk over the past weeks. According to the United Nations and the World Health Organisation, at least 1,129 people have died and 3,442 have been injured since Kiev launched its military offensive in the country's east in mid-April. Some 117,000 people have also been internally displaced, while 168,000 people have crossed the border and fled to Russia.

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