The Ukrainian military is intensifying the shelling of the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (the DPR), and sabotage-recon groups have become highly active, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on April 28.
According to local residents, the situation in the suburbs of Gorlovka remains tense. The Ukrainian military is provoking combat in the area of Zaytsevo and Zhovanka.
The situation remains tense on the Donetsk part of the front. The Ukrainian army has been shelling the residential areas of Donetsk and its suburbs. One civilian was injured in the Kievsky district of the DPR capital, and one dormitory was damaged in the Krasnogvardeysky district of Makeevka. Power lines were damaged in the Donetsk-Severny microdistrict, and electric power was lost in the microdistrict when the Ukrainian military opened fire with tanks and artillery. The situation remains tense in the area of the “Yasinovataya” checkpoint.
According to DPR PM Command, the Ukrainian military is bringing up construction materials to the area of Elenovka to build of a new checkpoint in the vicinity of the DPR PM positions. Thus, the Ukrainian army continues to invade in “the gray zone” in the violation of the Minsk agreements.
Today, a radio-controlled explosive device was uncovered and defused. DPR sappers drew out two 152mm projectiles placed near the roadway. According to the investigators, the explosive device could be placed by a Ukrainian sabotage-recon group to conduct a provocation by blowing up a car of the OSCE mission.
Cases of the civilian injuries from the detonation of discovered munitions have become more frequent. Today, a 17-years old teenager was injured in Yasinovataya. Two civilians, 36 years and 13years old, were injured by a mine in the area of the “Yuzhnaya” coal mine. The injured civilians were taken to the hospital.
During the past 24 hours for April 28, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 53 times. The Ukrainian military shelled 17 towns and villages of the DPR. One house in the village of Vasilevka and another one in Yasinovataya were damaged.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency