Such shells were used by the Russian invaders in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, on the line of demarcation.
The Russian occupying forces once again used phosphorus munitions prohibited by international law. BuzzFeed News correspondent Christopher Miller writes about this on March 27 on Twitter.
“This is happening now on the front line near Avdiivka, Russian troops are using white phosphorus against Ukrainians. Photos from a Ukrainian lieutenant taken in real time. He described the situation as “madness,” the message says.
On the eve of the phosphorus bombs in Avdiivka reported the head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Pavel Kirilenko.
“From the beginning of the day (March 26 – ed.) and at the present time, it is known that one person died as a result of mortar attacks at the exit from Marinka, we are specifying the number of wounded. Russian fascists used phosphorus munitions in the Avdiivka industrial complex. The consequences of these shellings are now being established,” he wrote in Telegram.
According to him, there were heavy shelling in the vicinity of Toretsk. 16 transformer substations were damaged, 12 of them have already been repaired.