Ukrainian army does not cease the shelling of DPR communities

Ukrainian army continues to shell the towns and villages as well as the infrastructure of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on February 23rd.

23.02.2017, DPR.

The situation remains tense along the Gorlovka direction. In the morning, the Ukrainian army opened fire on the villages of Shirokaya Balka and Ozeryanovka. Intensive shelling and trench combat were underway in the area of the village of Zaytsevo.

Today, the Ukrainian artillery again shelled the Donetsk water filtration plant. The shells broke the roof of the building, but the equipment itself was not damaged. The plant continues to work. The Ukrainian army, by using the heavy artillery, is provoking combat in the area of Avdeevka industrial zone and near the villages of Spartak and Krasny Partizan. In the evening, the fire was significantly intensified.

Trench combat continues along the Mariupol direction. Ukrainian military is shelling the DPR PM position from the village of Starognatovka.

During the past day, February 22nd, the Ukrainian army shelled the front-line territory of DPR 706 times. Ukrainian military utilized heavy artillery, mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, and small arms of different calibers were utilized 383 times.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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