Last night Ukrainian military fired 184 artillery shells at the territory of Donetsk People’s Republic. Zaytsevo village north of Gorlovka, Yasinovataya center, Spartak, Trudovskie, Aleksandrovka villages and Kirovsky district of Donetsk, Dokuchaevsk, as well as Grigorevka, Kominternovo and Sakhanka villages came under Ukrainian fire.
Yesterday late in the evening information about destruction caused in Zaytsevo village during the day by artillery shelling arrived. Massive shelling by Ukrainian punitive forces damaged at least 19 houses on eleven streets of the village. At 16:25 a 78-year old man was injured. He was hospitalized. The head of Zaytsevo village administration received a concussion.
Today it became known that a 44-year old civilian in Kirovsky district of Donetsk, as well as one serviceman, were killed by shrapnel. Another five people were injured as a result of Ukrainian army shelling in Zaytsevo, Yasinovataya, Petrovsky district of Donetsk and in Kominternovo. Two houses were damaged on Chernigovskaya and Chekhova streets in Trudovskie village.
DPR recon reports that Mariupol direction force of Ukrainian army, as well as the other parts of the frontline, were strengthened. Three D-30 howitzers were spotted near Talakovka. 22 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) were spotted near Artyomovsk. Nine “Giatsint-B” artillery guns, two “Nona” self-propelled artillery guns and nine IFVs are accumulated near Prokhorovka. Positions of four mortars are registered in Granitnoye.
On August 20 Ukrainian military violated the ceasefire 520 times. Ukrainian army fired 348 artillery shells at the territory of the Republic.