Situation is tense along the whole contact line in DPR

The situation is tense along the whole contact line; the Ukrainian army heavily shelled the communities in the south of DPR, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on April 7th.

08.04.2017, DPR.

The situation is tense in the suburbs of Gorlovka; the Ukrainian army is shelling the DPR PM positions at the northern borders of the city. There is information that SPG-9 recoilless anti-tank guns and the weapons of BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle are being used.

In the afternoon, the Ukrainian army shelled the villages of Krutaya Balka and Yakovlevka on the suburbs of Yasinovataya with tanks and heavy mortars. There is no information on destructions and victims.

South of DPR capital, the Ukrainian military shelled the suburbs of Dokuchaevsk.

In the night, the Ukrainian army opened fire on the village of Shevchenko, Telmanovsky district. Fire came from the positions of the 40th artillery brigade. A 23-years woman was injured as a result of the shelling. During the shelling, the woman covered her children with her body; the children were not injured. In the village of Shevchenko, one house is destroyed, 7 houses and a local school were damaged. 122mm and 152mm artillery was used. Moreover, the villages of Belaya Kamenka, Tavricheskoye, and Grigorovka in the south of the Republic were shelled.

According to recent information, on April 6th, the Ukrainian army violated ceasefire 46 times. 20 towns and villages of DPR were shelled.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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