Over the past day, on October 23, Russian troops shelled nine settlements in the Donetsk region. As reported by Ukrinform, the National Police reported this in Telegram . Over the past day, Russian troops have carried out 20 shellings . The Russian army struck the cities of Avdiivka, Bakhmut, Kurakhove, Chasiv Yar, the villages of Berdychi, Zarichne, Karlivka, Orlivka, and Terny. The enemy used Grad anti-aircraft guns, rockets, and artillery against the civilian population. 16 civilian objects were destroyed and damaged – six residential buildings, a hospital, a distribution power station and transformers, an elevator, a cafe, a garage, and a car. Bakhmut continues to suffer from enemy artillery. During the day, the aggressors shelled the city five times, killing and wounding civilians. As a result of enemy hits, multi-apartment and private buildings and infrastructure objects were destroyed. Read also: Russians killed eight civilians in Ukraine over the past day Two strikes that happened the previous day, October 22, were documented. In the village of Velyka Novosilka and the village of Kurdyumivka of the Toretsk community, people were killed by artillery shelling. As reported by Ukrinform, Russia killed six residents of Donetsk region in the past day, October 23, and five more were wounded .