The Ukrainian military have opened fire at the territory of the checkpoint Yelenovka south of Donetsk City where the line consisting of civil vehicles was at that moment. Traffic through the checkpoint is closed. It has been reported by the DPR Operative Command today.
‘At about 05:00 p.m. the Ukrainian army started massively shelling the outskirts of the checkpoint Yelenovka with mortars of 120mm caliber.
The local residents, who tried to drive through, were intermediately sent towards Donetsk. The servicemen of the border guard hid inside shelters. The shelling kept going,’ pointed out the DPR Operative Command representative.
According to him, at least 52 mortar shells and over 10 artillery shells have been launched from the AFU positions at the moment. The traffic through the checkpoint is stopped at the moment.
Besides the enemy is shelling the outskirts of Dokuchayevsk and the area of the locality of Aleksandrovka of the Petrovsky district of the capital.
DONi News Agency