BY A STAFF REPORTER: Denis Pushilyn, head of the Russia-backed self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, said six people were killed and nine others wounded in a Ukrainian attack in the eastern Donetsk region on Saturday.
"Ukrainian troops shelled the cities of Donetsk, Switodarsk and Horlivka," Pushilyn said. Among the injured was a woman from Switodarsk who suffered moderate injuries. A 13-year-old boy was also injured in the attack. '
"Several houses and civilian infrastructure were damaged in the attack," Pushilin said. '