22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine
Local authorities in eastern Ukraine said at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling.
City hall in Luhansk, which is under the control of separatist rebels, said on Tuesday that five people were killed when an old people’s home was struck by artillery fire. Russian television showed images of bodies in wheelchairs covered with blankets.
In Horlivka, a city besieged by government troops, the Mayor’s office reported 17 people, including three children, dying as a result of shelling.