The Ukrainian military tried to break through the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) defense. Two soldiers of the Republic were killed as a result of the shelling by the Ukrainian army. Near Donetsk, the enemy is preparing for an offensive, ‘Essence of Time’ unit informed on their official page in the social networks in the evening of July 26th.
On the night of July 25-July 26 the outskirts of Gorlovka and Yasinovataya towns, the industrial zone of Avdeevka town, the area of the former Donetsk Airport, Mineralnoe, and Spartak villages were shelled by the Ukrainian artillery. Almost 200 shells were fired at the front-line territories of the Republic.
Ukrainian army tried to break through the defense of the DPR defenders in the area of the mining village Gagarin near Gorlovka town. The attack has been repelled, but the situation remains tense.
According to the DPR Defense Ministry, during the past day, two soldiers of the Republic were killed as a result of the shelling. Another two soldiers and one civilian were wounded. About 500 houses in Kirovsky district of Donetsk were left without gas supply due to the damage of the gas pipe. A house was destroyed in Kominternovo village in the south of the Republic.
Near Yasinovataya town and Krasnogorovka village, the enemy is demining the area at the contact line. The redeployment of the Ukrainian personnel and military equipment to the war zone is spotted. DPR Intelligence registered the arrival of 100 mercenaries in the area near Mariinka village. The Ukrainian military increased the intensity of the use of drones on the Donetsk direction.
During the previous day, Krutaya Balka village and the outskirts of Yasinovataya town, Spartak, Zhabunki, Staromikhaylovka villages, the former Donetsk Airport, Kievsky, Kirovsky, and Petrovsky districts of Donetsk, Petrovskoye, Belaya Kamenka, Kominternovo, Leninskoye, and Sakhanka villages in the south of DPR were shelled by the Ukrainian army. According to the recent information, 812 shells including 627 artillery shells were fired at the front-line territories of the Republic.
“Essence of Time” unit in Donbass