Zakharchenko: "Situation on contact line in Donbass is pre battle"

The situation on the contact line in Donbass remains tense and pre battle, Alexander Zakharchenko, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) has stated this at a press-conference in Donetsk.

"The situation is tense, it's pre battle,” said Zakharchnko.

The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) added that the Ukrainian military and political leadership believed that outbreak of war in Donbass was the only solution of its problems.  

It should be noted that the situation at front abruptly escalated over the past several days. Increase in a number of ceasefire violations is detected in the Donetsk and Gorlovka directions.

Only over the past 24 hours, three civilians of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) were wounded in the shelling on the part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). 

Residential houses' destruction was registered.

DONI News Agency