Maisky Market attack

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Maisky Market attack
Part of 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine
Location Donetsk, Ukraine
DateJune 13, 2022
Attack type
Artillery strike
Deaths5 [1]
Injured22 [1]
PerpetratorEnsign of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.svg  Armed Forces of Ukraine [2]

On 13 June 2022, an alleged Ukrainian artillery attack hit a marketplace in the Russian-occupied city of Donetsk, Ukraine, killing five civilians, including a child, [3] and injuring at least 22, according to pro-Russian separatist officials. [1] [4] [5]

The Maiskyi Market in the Budonivskyi district was reportedly hit, [6] starting a fire. [1] [7] The pro-Russian Donetsk News Agency said the munitions used were "155-mm-calibre NATO-standard artillery munitions". [3]

Local separatist authorities said that the attack had followed an alleged campaign of shelling in the city by the Ukrainian Armed Forces, which had also hit a hospital. [1]

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