Monday, July 7
Following the end of a shaky ceasefire last week, Kiev’s army on Saturday recaptured the self-defense forces’ strongholds of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk. The military operation in Eastern Ukraine continues, causing new casualties among civilians.
Local residents in the village of Luganskaya after the Ukrainian armed forces’ air attack. (RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikov)
Kiev’s military has again shelled the city of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine, using Grad multiple rocket launchers, causing casualties and damaging several buildings, Itar-Tass reports, citing the self-defense headquarters of the Lugansk People’s Republic.
At least 30 rockets were fired at Lugansk, the source said, adding that one of them hit a vehicle, killing several people who were inside it.
Within an hour after the bombing started, the self-defense forces responded with mortar shelling, following which the military stopped their offensive, Lugansk People’s Republic representatives said.
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