The Investigative Committee started the case under the article «The use of prohibited means and methods of warfare» after the death of four people in the Donbass during the attack on APU. This is reported today on the agency’s website.
According to the investigation, on 26 and 28 April of this year, Ukrainian servicemen fired targeted artillery shelling from heavy weapons with high damaging properties, at civilian infrastructure facilities in the city of Dokuchaevsk.
«As a result of a direct hit in a residential house, two elderly people who were in it died, a married couple. In the second case, the projectile got into the car for garbage disposal. Two men perished in the affected area, one woman was wounded,» the ministry said.
The investigators called political and ideological hatred like the motive for the actions of the Ukrainian forces, which is connected with the refusal of residents of Donbass to recognize the legitimacy of the authorities as «unflattering».