Hospital hit in east Ukraine rebel stronghold Donetsk

Medical officials at the Kalinina hospital said no one was hurt when a morgue and two hospital buildings were hit. Several dozen patients were moved to a basement, some on stretchers, they said.

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 24, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

Donetsk (Ukraine): A hospital was hit and damaged amid shelling in the rebel-held east Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where Kiev`s army is fighting pro-Russian separatists, AFP journalists witnessed.

Medical officials at the Kalinina hospital said no one was hurt when a morgue and two hospital buildings were hit.

Several dozen patients were moved to a basement, some on stretchers, they said.

Huge explosions were heard around 6:30 am (0330 GMT) today.