A Ukrainian sniper fired on utility workers who were carrying out repair works at the Mayorsk checkpoint in the north of Gorlovka, reported the head of the city administration Ivan Prikhodko.
"The DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko instructed to perform a number of works on the improvement of the Mayorsk checkpoint. Today, at 09:28 am, a Ukrainian sniper opened fire on roofers who were repairing the roof on one of the administrative premises of the checkpoint," the official said.
According to him, the works were being carried out by six civilians. It was succeeded to avoid casualties during the shelling, everyone managed to escape in time.
Earlier, the DPR Operational Command reported on 56 violations of the ceasefire by the Ukrainian forces registered over the past day. As a result of the bombardments, five villages in the Republic’s south were cut off power supply, a residential building in the west of the capital was damaged.
DONi News Agency