Russian forces targeted Bakhmut and Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region overnight, carrying out airstrikes and an intense shelling campaign, the Ukrainian military said on Wednesday.
"In the Kramatorsk direction, the enemy did not conduct active operations, but carried out shelling from barrel artillery and mortars in the areas of the settlements of Tetianivka, Mykolaivka, Kryva Luka, Siversk, Serebrianka, and Spirne," the Ukrainian General staff said, adding that an airstrike was carried out near Verkhniokamianske.
According to the Donetsk region military administration, residential buildings and public infrastructure were hit. Early reports suggest there were no fatalities but authorities are still assessing the situation.
Several districts were also shelled in the Bakhmut area, the General Staff said. Air and missile strikes were also carried out.
"The enemy carried out missile and air strikes on Toretsk and Rayske and airstrikes near Berestove," it said.