Ukrainian military opened fire on the DPR territory with tanks and mortars

The Ukrainian army continues to shell [the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (the DPR)] and to provoke trench combat. The tensest situation is observed near Gorlovka, Yasinovataya, Donetsk, and the communities of the Novoazovsky district, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on May 1.

01.05.2017, DPR.

Trench combat continued in the northern and western suburbs of Gorlovka. The Ukrainian side utilized tanks and mortars of various calibers. At least 1 house was damaged as a result of the Ukrainian army’s shelling of Zaytsevo.

The situation remains tense on the Yasinovataya part of the front. The Ukrainian army had been provoking combat in Avdeevka industrial zone and in the area of the village of Spartak.

In the afternoon, the Ukrainian military opened fire on the village of Trudovskiye, west of Donetsk, with mortars. A 52-years old civilian was wounded by shrapnel. In the village of Trudovskiye, a 38-years old civilian was injured by a mine. The injured civilians were taken to the hospital.

In the night, the Ukrainian military shelled the village of Oktyabr in the Novoazovsky district of the DPR. 2 houses on Kommunarov street were damaged.

According to recent data, on April 30, the Ukrainian army violated ceasefire 50 times. The Ukrainian military shelled 18 towns and villages of the Republic.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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