Ukrainian gunmen stepped up their positions in the area between Gorlovka and Kiev-controlled Svetlodarsk , reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin.
“Our reconnaissance continues recording prohibited weapons along the contact line. Thus in Kodema locality (6 kilometers away from the Gorlovka contact line), the arrival of 6 tanks was recorded,” underlined Basurin.
According to the Command’s data, in total, over the past 24 hours the enemy launched 656 mortar rounds and shells onto the DPR territory.
Basurin underlined that the most intensive shelling on the Ukrainian part was conducted in the Donetsk direction. Reportedly, 12 DPR locality underwent shelling with 377 mortar rounds, 34 artillery shells of 152mm and 122mm calibers and 72 tank shells.
Earlier the DPR Operational Command reported that over the past24 hours, the Ukrainian Armed Forces committed 65 ceasefire violations. The a peaceful citizen became a victim of the Ukrainian sniper in the village of Sakhanka in the south of the Republic. At least 18 houses were damaged in the Ukrainian shelling.
DONi News Agency