January 27 Essence of Time unit in Donbass situation report (with map)

The situation at the front line deteriorated. The Ukrainian side resumed the shellings of the territories of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) using multiple launch rocket systems.

27.01.2017, DPR.

In the north of the Republic, the Ukrainian army shelled Gorlovka city, Verkhnetoretskoye village using heavy artillery and mortars. A house in the mining village “6/7” located on the northern outskirts of Gorlovka was damaged as a result of the direct hit of the shell.

On the Donetsk direction, the Ukrainian army shelled the area of “Volvo-Center” in the north of Donetsk city using multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) “Grad”. The territories were shelled from the positions of the 3rd battalion of the 79th independent air mobile brigade of the Ukrainian army near Nevelskoye village. Intense combats using heavy artillery, mortars, and small arms were underway in the north of Donetsk city and Avdeevka industrial zone.

On the Mariupol direction, the Ukrainian army shelled Zaichenko, Novaya Tavriya, Kominternovo, Leninskoye, Sakhanka villages using heavy artillery and mortars. 4 houses were damaged in Zaichenko village.

During the past week, DPR People’s Militia recon spotted a battalion of MLRS “Grad”, a battalion of 120mm mortars, and a platoon of tanks of the Ukrainian army.

According to updated information, during the past week, the Ukrainian military criminals violated the ceasefire 5,956 times. Tanks, artillery, and mortars were used 1,976 times. 26 villages and towns were shelled, 26 houses were damaged. The Ukrainian army mostly shelled Dokuchaevsk town and southern parts of the front.

According to the Office of the DPR Ombudswoman, from 20 to 26 January, 11 citizens of the Republic sustained various degrees of injury due to the shellings by the Ukrainian army.

Source: Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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