A 67-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman were injured by shrapnel from projectile that exploded in the Volodarskaya Str., town of Marinka. It is reported by the press service of the National Police in the Donetsk region.

The police station received the message on the incident at 4.25 am.

- It was found that people got hurt, as they were running into the basement during the shelling. The man sustained shrapnel abdomen wounds, and the woman who is his niece,  has her chest and limbs injured. According to preliminary information, there were 4 people in the house during the shelling: a 67-year-old owner with wife and his niece with her husband, who came to visit them from the Kiev region, – reads the National Police message.

Both victims were hospitalized and are in hospital in Kurakhovo. The police considers the incident to be a terrorist act.

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