Head of Donetsk civil-military administration (CMA) Pavlo Zhebrivskyi wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"The militants' shell hit a courtyard of a private house. As a result of the attack, three women and one man were killed, another man suffered injuries and was hospitalized," Zhebrivskyi wrote.
Later, the head of the National Police in the Donetsk region Natalia Shyman reported that Russian troops impacted a house at 53 Pionerska Str. When the shell hit the courtyard, the owners were welcoming their guests outside. Three women and one man suffered fragmentation wounds and died on site. Another man was taken to a hospital.
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