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One dead, two injured in Donetsk

13 Jul, 2014

A shells hits a courtyard outside of a residential building in Donetsk and kills one and seriously injures two others. Putin expresses “grave concern” over the incident.¬†Ukrainian officials are denying that Ukrainian shells had fallen on Russian territory. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, was quoted by Interfax Ukraine as saying that Ukrainian forces:

do not fire on the territory of a neighboring country. They do not fire on residential areas.

He is placing the blame for the attack on the rebels themselves.