Russian strike hits crowd at bus stop: many dead, they damaged a church, wounding a priest

04 August, 13:24
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Russian forces have shelled a public transport stop in Toretsk, Donetsk Oblast, killing at least eight people.

Pavlo Kyrylenko, head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration, on Facebook wrote:

"8 dead, 4 wounded – these are the consequences of the shelling of Toretsk, which the Russians carried out today at about 11 o'clock.

Three of the four wounded are children.

According to preliminary information, the shelling was from artillery. They hit a public transport stop where there was a crowd of people at that time."

According to Kyrylenko, the Russians also damaged a church, wounding a priest, and damaged the surrounding high-rise buildings.

The head of the OMA urges residents to evacuate.