The Ukrainian fighters shelled the area of the Donetsk airport and the nearby village of Yakovlevka with the application of the Multiple Rocket Launcher System Grad, reported the DPR Operational Command.
"Today, at about 5 pm, in violation of the Minsk agreements, the Ukrainian forces used the prohibited weapons - rocket launchers BM-21 Grad - from their positions in the vicinity of Avdeyevka locality. One package of missiles was launched onto the area of the Donetsk airport and two packages - onto the Yakovlevka locality area," the Command said.
The defense department specified that the bombardment had been carried out by servicemen of the newly arrived rotated battalion of the tactical group of the 25th separate airborne brigade of the AFU.
The Command added that information on casualties among civilians and the destruction of civilian infrastructure was being clarified.
DONi News Agency