Donetsk Defense TV News Report, 17.2.2017

Despite, the fact that in Minsk there was agreed to pull back heavy arms before February 20, aggression on the part of Ukraine keeps going on. Over the past 24 hours there were launched 365 tank-shells and projectiles from the positions of the Ukrainian armed forces. 

The outskirts of Yasinovataya, Gorlovka and villages in the DPR south were mainly shelled. In particular, the enemy shelled the localities of Spartak, Krutaya Balka of the Yasinovataya district, Sakhanka, Leninskoye, Oktyabr, Kominternovo of the Novoazovsk district, the settlements of Zaitsevo and Golmovsky near Gorlovka. 

The enemy applied artillery of 122mm and 152mm caliber and mortars of 82mm and 120mm caliber. Besides, while shelling the front-line territories of the DPR, the Ukrainian party launched tens of ammunition with IFVs, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns, and small arms. 

As a result of another violation of the ceasefire regime, in Yasinovataya there was damaged the residential house on Pavla Tychina Street. Emergencies Ministry experts are working on the site.

DONi News Agency / UNION TV