Ukrainian army opens fire of high intensity on DPR territories on the eve of meeting in Minsk

Fire of high intensity is observed along the whole contact line that can be related to the upcoming meeting of the Contact Group in Minsk scheduled for June 7, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on June 6.

06.06.2017, DPR.

The situation remains tense on the Gorlovka part of the front. The Ukrainian army again shelled the villages of Zaytsevo and Zhovanka. Trench combat of variable intensity is underway in the area of Shirokaya Balka. Ukrainian reconnaissance drones were observed in the southern outskirts of Gorlovka.

On the Donetsk direction, the Ukrainian army shelled the village of Spartak, the areas of the “Yasinovataya” checkpoint and of the former Donetsk airport with 120mm and 82mm mortars.

The situation is tense on the Dokuchaevsk segment of the contact line and on the Mariupol direction. The Ukrainian army is provoking combat using artillery and small arms.

On June 5, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 71 times that is significantly higher than the number of the ceasefire violations observed in the previous days. The enemy shelled 26 towns and villages of the Republic. 8 civilians were injured as a result of the heavy shelling of Krutaya Balka, Staromikhaylovka, and Trudovksiye, 11 houses were damaged. The enemy utilized artillery, tanks, mortars, the weapons of infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, grenade launchers, and small arms.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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