On the outskirts of Donetsk city and Gorlovka town, the intense trench combats were underway. Ukrainian artillery shelled Dokuchaevsk town and Sakhanka village in the south of DPR, ‘Essence of Time’ unit informed on its official page in the social networks in the evening of June 20th.
“As of 10 PM on June 20th, an intense battle is underway near Spartak village and ‘Yasinovatsky’ checkpoint. The enemy is firing small arms and shelling by mortars and automatic grenade launchers,” the report states. Also, the trench combats were underway on the northern and western outskirts of Gorlovka town. The situation was tense near Golmovsky, Zaytsevo, Shirokaya and Zheleznaya Balka villages, Glubokaya (Gagarin) mining village. A house burned down due to the night shelling of Zaytsevo village. On the web page of the unit, there is a statement about the shellings of Dokuchaevsk town and Sakhanka village in the south Donetsk People’s Republic conducted by the Ukrainian side.
Over the previous day, the Ukrainian army fired 670 shells at the front-line territory of the Republic.