AFU shell Republic’s territory 2903 times over past 24 hours

The number of the shellings of the Republic’s front-line zones, in contrast to the previous 24 hours, has been doubled. The command of the Donetsk People’s Republic (the DPR) registered 2903 facts of violating the ceasefire regime.

 “The Ukrainian gunmen increased the number of the ceasefire regime’s violations by over two times over the past 24 hours and this number amounted to 2903 times,” pointed out Eduard Basurin, the Vice-Commander of the Operations Command of the DPR at the briefing today.

He explained that 204 artillery-shells of 152mm and 122mm caliber, 465 mortar-shells, 1065 ammunitions were launched and 60 tank-shots were conducted from the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (the AFU). Besides, IFV weapons, grenade launchers and small arms had been used.

The localities of Trudovskiye, Aleksandrovka, Staromikhailovka in the west of Donetsk City, Yelenovka southwest of the capital, Zaitsevo near Gorlovka, the localities of Novaya Tavriya, Grigorovka of the Telmanovsky district, Sakhanka, Leninskoye, Kominternovo, Naberezhnoye of the Novoazovsk region in the south of the country, Vasilyevka and Spartak of the Yasinovatsky district were under the enemy’s fire.

According to the intelligence, Kiev deployed a company of gunmen to the zone of the conflict in the Yasinovataya directions to carry out subversive activities near the contact line. 

DONi News Agency