Journalists of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Russia and China have come under fire of the Ukrainian forces in the Zaitsevo settlement on the northern outskirts of Gorlovka, 30 km from Donetsk, the Donetsk news agency reported on Monday.


“In particular, reporters from the camera crew of the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK), TV Channel One, Zvezda TV channel and China’s Xinhua news agency have come under fire,” the agency reported.


None of the reporters has been hurt, the Donetsk news agency reported from the scene.
“The journalists are now in a safe place. Nobody has been hurt,” the agency said.


Immediately after the reporters’ departure the Ukrainian troops stopped shelling of the settlement.