The situation on all parts of the front escalated sharply in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian military fired over 300 artillery shells at seven towns and villages of Donetsk People’s Republic. Six civilians, including two children, received injuries of varying degrees of severity. Approximately 30 houses, as well as two schools and an administration building were damaged.
At least 10 houses on Karbysheva, Poletayeva, Bagritskogo and Magnitogorskaya streets were damaged or destroyed in Zaytsevo village north of Gorlovka as a result of the night shelling by Ukrainian army. The village lost all access to power supply. Gagarina (Glubokaya) mining village west of Gorlovka also came under fire.
Yasinovataya, Makeevka, as well as Spartak, Trudovskie and Aleksandrovka villages on the Donetsk direction were shelled. Makeevka was shelled most intensely by the punitive forces, school № 44 and two houses on Khlebnikova and Serafimovicha streets were damaged by direct hits. In addition to this, several houses on Chernigovskaya, Lenina, Topoleva and Triumfalnaya streets were damaged. Trench combat erupted in the area of Avdeevka industrial zone in the evening.
Dokuchaevsk was shelled twice in the past 24 hours. School № 3, Pension Fund building, as well as several houses were damaged.
Sakhanka village was under Ukrainian army fire. Houses were damaged here as well.
DPR recon discovered six tanks and seven trucks with ammunition north-west of Gorlovka, in Novgorodskoye village and Nikolaevka town. Positions of two mortars were registered west of Donetsk.
According to the latest data, Ukrainian army fired almost 600 shells at the territory of the Republic during September 13, artillery was used almost 500 times. The enemy shelled Zaytsevo, Krasny Partizan and Ozeryanovka near Gorlovka, Yasinovataya, Mineralnoye, Spartak; Trudovskie and Aleksandrovka villages west of Donetsk, Dokuchaevsk, Nikolaevka and Sakhanka in the south of DPR.