Armed Forces of Ukraine continue breakthrough attempts in Avdeevka industrial zone area

31.01.2017, DPR.

Due to the dramatic escalation of the situation on the frontline, DPR People’s Militia is ready to a full ceasefire, with the conditions of a full ceasefire on the part of Armed Forces of Ukraine, in order to stop the pointless bloodshed.

Last night (on January 30) Ukrainian military attempted a breakthrough in the area of Avdeevka industrial zone, but, having suffered significant losses – over 15 militants were killed, and up to 30 were injured – retreated to original positions.

The next breakthrough attempt was started with an artillery preparation today, on January 31. Up to at least a company of Ukrainian militants tried to flank DPR People’s Militia positions in the area of Yasinovataya checkpoint, but were repelled by return fire, and around 12 militants were killed, 17 were injured. After the failed assault attempt, Ukrainian forces returned to their positions.

The shelling of DPR territory doesn’t cease along all of the frontline. This way, several houses in Donetsk and Makeevka were damaged by Ukrainian artillery fire. A direct hit of a 122mm artillery shell in a nine-storey apartment building on 242 Kuybysheva str. The information regarding the casualties is being specified.

Source: Essence of Time unit in Donbass

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