onsdag 15. mars 2017

Ukrainian forces fire 526 artillery, mortar rounds at DPR frontline areas on Monday evening

Donetsk, Mar 14 – DAN. Ukrainian army fired 526 artillery and mortar rounds at Donetsk, Yasinovataya and Gorlovka outskirts and villages in DPR south on Monday evening, a DPR defence source told Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday.

“From 6 p.m. till midnight, Ukrainian side fired 526 rounds, including 122mm and 152mm rounds with heavy artillery, tank guns and 82mm and 120mm mortars,” the officer said.

Ukrainian forces targeted Luganskoye and Aleksandrovka villages in western Donetsk, Oktyabrskiy in the north of the city, Elenovka southwest of Donetsk, Zaitsevo and Zheleznaya Balka outside Gorlovka, Krutaya Balka outside Yasinovataya, Spartak village in Yasinovatskiy district, Kulikovo, Sosnovskoye, Kominternovo and Oktyabr in Novoazovskiy district and Naberezhnoye in Telmanovskiy district.

Ukrainian army units also used infantry fighting vehicle cannons, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms to shell DPR areas.

Earlier, DPR local authorities said that gas pipes were damaged by Ukrainian forces shelling in western and northern Donetsk and DPR south. Repairs are ongoing. *jk