Ukrainian troops launch heavy shelling of Donetsk suburbs at night

The Ukrainian forces launched a massive bombardment of residential areas of the Republic's localities last night, reported the DPR Operational Command.

The Trudovskiye locality of the capital's Petrovsky district was shelled from 7:05 pm. The fire has been engaged from the positions of the nationalists' 46th separate mechanized infantry battalion deployed in the Maryinka vicinity. There was detected the use of weapons of infantry fighting vehicles and armoured personnel carriers, as well as various types of grenade launchers and small arms.

At 9:30 pm the enemy opened mortar fire at the area of ​​the Donetsk airport. Mortar detachments of the 57th separate mechanized infantry brigade bombarded this area for more than twenty minutes with 120 mm rounds from the direction of Pesky locality.

Information on the shelling's consequences is being clarified.

DONi News Agency