Over the past day Ukrainian military opened fire at the near-front territories of the Republic 761 times, reported the Vice-Commander of the DPR Operational Command Eduard Basurin.
"Over the past 24 hours the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the Republic 761 times. Among this shelling number heavy artillery was applied 17 times, mortars of various calibre – 282 times (including 91 shells of 120mm calibre), IFV arms – 147 times, anti-aircraft mounts, grenade launchers and small arms – 415 times," enumerated the Command Representative.
According to him, in the Donetsk direction under the AFU fire there came the territory of the Donetsk airport, the localities of Trudovskiye, Alexandrovka in the west of the capital, Krasny Partizan, Vasilievka, Yakovlevka, Krutaya Balka, Spartak, Zhabichevo, Vesyoloye near Yasinovataya. Kiev redeployed a group of NATO instructors to the same area, near the occupied Ocheretino locality, to train military personnel of Ukrainian prospecting units to execute special tasks.
In the Gorlovka direction the localities of Ozeryanovka, Zaitsevo, Mikhailovka and Dolomitnoye underwent shellings. In the vicinities Verkhnetoretskoye locality, 4 km away from the front-line, the DPR reconnaissance detected six Ukrainian tanks.
The situation remained unstable in the Republic's south as well, in particular, enemy units fired at the villages of Sakhanka, Kominternovo, Oktyabr, Leninskoye and Dzerzhinskoye.
Earlier it was reported that as a female civilian had got wounded as a result of the Ukrainian shelling of Yasinovataya.
DONi News Agency