12:31, DPR: Kiev junta’s punitive forces have fired over a thousand shells and missiles at DPR in the past 24 hours

17.08.2015 12:31

DPR Defense Ministry has declared that Kiev junta’s militants have fired 1009 shells at DPR. This is a “crisis situation”.

The punitive forces have intensified the shelling of residential districts of the republic. They use heavy artillery and multiple rocket launch systems. Ukrainian military has violated the ceasefire 77 times in the past 24 hours, having fired 1009 projectiles.

480 of these were “Grad” rockets, 264 were 152 mm and 122 mm caliber artillery shells, 52 tank shells, 213 82 mm and 120 mm mortar shells.

Donetsk (Petrovsky, Kuybyshevsky, Kirovsky, Leninsky districts), Gorlovka, Makeevka, Dokuchaevsk, Yasinovataya and Telmanovo, Spartak, Panteleymonovka, Lukovo, Bessorabovka, Nikitovka, Zamozhnoye, Veseloye, Glubokoye, Zhabichevo, Kurganka, Krasny Partisan, Styla, Zaytsevo and Golmovsky were shelled by artillery and mortars.

The Defense Ministry added that DPR was shelled from the Ukrainian army positions in Peski, Avdeevka, Opytnoye and Kurakhovo region.

 

Source: Donetsk News Agency

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