The DPR Representative Office to the JCCC and the negotiation process reports that the Armed Forces of Ukraine engaged BMP-2 and AGS in the direction of the Abakumov Mine’s village in west Donetsk at 6:05 p.m. on February 17.

“According to preliminary information, as a result of the shelling, there was registered an unexploded BMP-2 ammunition hit through the roof into a residential building at 12 Krasnoflotskaya Street in Staromikhailovka.

No civilian casualties reported. More detailed information is being specified. The shelling aftermath will be documented by the DPR task force in the JCCC in daylight hours,” the statement says.