Ukrainian gunmen shell DPR power engineers in violation of agreements

Ukrainian gunmen shell the DPR power engineers’ group near Yasinovataya despite security guarantees, received from the Ukrainian part earlier, reports the DPR Coal and Energy Ministry.

“The security of repair works was coordinated with Ukrainian part, it was carry out under the supervision of the JCCC representatives and the OSCE monitors,” says the text of the statement.

According to the Ministry’s data, with the beginning of shelling power engineers were promptly evacuated from the fired zone. No casualties or wounded were recorded. In connection with agreement’s violation, committed on the Ukrainian part, repair works near Yasinovataya were postponed for an indefinite period.

Earlier today it was reported that while repairing the power supply in Krasny Partizan locality near Yasinovataya, group of the DPR electricians came under the shelling conducted on the Ukrainian part. Reportedly, the shelling was conducted with mortars and small arms.

DONi News Agency