Gorlovka, Yasinovataya, Donetsk and the south of the Republic remain to be the most tense parts of the frontline.
By the evening the activity of Ukrainian army in the northern and western outskirts of Gorlovka increased. Intensive trench combat takes place in the area of Zaytsevo village and Gagarina (Glubokaya) mining village. Artillery, automatic grenade launchers, anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms are being used. Ukrainian side is reportedly using recon UAVs.
Trench combat takes place on the part of the front along Donetsk-Gorlovka road in the area of Yasinovataya checkpoint and in Verkhnetoretskoye village. The enemy uses heavy artillery.
The situation is tense in the northern and western outskirts of Donetsk. 8 houses are damaged by shelling in Petrovsky district of the city.
DPR recon registered the positions of six Ukrainian army tanks, a self-propelled “Nona-S” artillery gun, to 120mm mortars in the occupied areas of Avdeevka (Donetsk direction), Novoselovka Vtoraya (Yasinovataya direction) and Semigorye (Gorlovka direction). 16 trucks with ammunition have been spotted arriving to Bakhchevik village near Volnovakha, and a battalion of 600 troops and “Gvozdika” self-propelled artillery gun have been spotted arriving to Donskoye village.
According to DPR Operations Command, one serviceman of the Republic was killed in the past 24 hours.