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Two civilians killed by militant shelling in Zaytseve

An army medic found their bodies in the backyard of a private house.

Two civilians killed by militant shelling in Zaytseve
Zaytseve (archive)
Photo: Max Levin

Two civilians, a man, 58, and a woman, 53, in the frontline village of Zaytseve have been killed by mortar fire opened from the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's republic, the police press service has said.

According to preliminary reports, they failed to reach a safe place when the fire started. An army medic found their bodies late on 25 March.

There have no other reports about casualties.

From midnight to 6 p.m. local time, pro-Russian militants carried out 39 shooting attacks against the Ukrainian army's positions.