tirsdag 28. februar 2017

Kiev shells DPR territory 930 times over 24 hours, tanks spotted on south axis

Donetsk, Feb 27 – DAN.
The situation in DPR remains tense, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Monday.

Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 932 times over the past 24 hours, using heavy artillery four times, mortars – 225 times, with 64 cases of firing 120mm rounds; infantry fighting vehicle cannons – 77 times; and anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms – 626 times

Overall 14 townships came under fire, including Donetsk airport area, Spartak, Aleksandrovka and Petrovskiy district of Donetsk; Yasinovataya, Krutaya Balka and Yakovlevka; Gagarin mines village, Shirokaya Balka and Mikhailovka.

DPR southern area were targeted again – Dokuchayevsk, Kominternovo, Sakhanka, Leninskpye and Oktyabr were hit in Novoazovskiy district.

Three Ukrainian tanks were spotted in the vicinity of Yanisol station (11km from the contact line, 8km from Kiev-controlled Granitnoye).

“The information on damage shall be updated, there are no casualties among servicemen,” Basurin said.

Ukrainian forces fired 131 mortar mines at Donetsk suburbs, Yasinovataya, Debaltsevo and southern areas since the evening. In Donetsk-Severnyi village, south of Yasinovataya, windows were shattered in three multi-story houses. Pumping station of Donbass South water pipe, located in vicinity of Vasylyevka, was also hit. *ot