The intensity of the shellings decreased significantly as a result of the establishment of the ceasefire on the night of September 14th-15th. However, the Ukrainian artillery shelled Zaytsevo village in the north of Gorlovka last night. A house on Geroicheskaya street burnt down. A 90-year old woman, a local resident, was wounded.
During the last week, the Ukrainian army violated ceasefire obligation 1700 times. 1157 artillery shells were fired at the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic. 4 DPR servicemen were killed, 7 peaceful civilians, including 2 children, sustained various degrees of injury. 73 buildings were damaged or destroyed, most of them were in Makeevka.
During the past week, DPR recon spotted a large number of the Ukrainian military equipment, banned by the Minsk Agreements, at the contact line. Two tank companies and a battery of the howitzers D-30 were registered on the Gorlovka direction. A tank platoon and a battery of howitzers of foreign origin were spotted near Donetsk. Two tank companies, a large number of armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles, a battery of 122mm self-propelled guns ‘Gvozdika’ were spotted. Anti-aircraft missile depots were noted in six towns and villages on the territory of the Republic occupied by the enemy.