Four killed during shelling in Ukraine's Donetsk

Four people were killed in mortar attacks on a bus station and a metals plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk early Wednesday as peace talks were due to be held in Minsk, a separatists` representative and a plant employee said.

AFP| Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Donetsk: Four people were killed in mortar attacks on a bus station and a metals plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk early Wednesday as peace talks were due to be held in Minsk, a separatists` representative and a plant employee said.

"A bus driver died as a result of mortar fire at a bus station in the centre of Donetsk," spokesman Ivan Prikhodko told AFP.

An employee of the metals plant said three people including two guards had lost their lives during an attack on the smelter.