Ukrainian army is gathering forces on the Mariupol direction. Shelling of towns and villages of Donetsk People’s Republic doesn’t stop.
Zaytsevo village was shelled once again last night. As a result of 15 hits four houses on Geroicheskaya and Rybalko streets were damaged. After 20:00 the enemy fired at the area of Zaytsevo checkpoint by grenade launchers and small arms.
The situation was similar in Petrovsky district of Donetsk. The shelling of Aleksandrovka village that started yesterday in the evening continued through the night.
Sakhanka village was also shelled once again.
DPR recon reports accumulation of a large group of enemies on the Mariupol direction. 12 tanks, three “Shilka” anti-air guns, up to two APC platoons arrived in the area of Gnutovo village occupied by Ukrainian army. Up to two D-30 howitzer squadrons were spotted near Makedonovka. Two tanks, “Gvozdika”self-propelled artillery guns and up to two platoons of Ukrainian soldiers were discovered in Sopino.
According to updated information, on October 9 Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 314 times, 217 times artillery systems were used to shell frontline territories of the Republic. Zaytsevo, Paneleimonovka and Zheleznaya Balka near Gorlovka, Trudovskie and Aleksandrovka near Donetsk, Novaya Marievka, Belaya Kamenka and Sakhanka in the south of DPR came under fire. One local resident, a woman, was injured.