Donetsk People’s Republic Defense Ministry informs that Ukrainian sabotage unit opened fire at OSCE SMM monitors when they inspected the repair works on the pipes which supply gas from Donetsk to Maryinka, Donetsk News Agency reports citing a source in DPR Defense Ministry. According to the representative of the Ministry, what happened was a carefully planned provocation with the use of small arms.
Defense Ministry representative emphasized that it won’t be possible to accuse DPR in the event due to the large distance that the separated the place of events from DPR forces positions.
Yesterday Ukraine insisted that the monitors must inspect the repair works on the gas pipes.
Source: Donetsk News Agency