DPR: Ukrainian army redeploys tanks and snipers in the area near Donetsk

The Ukrainian army is provoking intensive combat in the area of Yasinovataya and redeploys heavy weaponry to the outskirts of Donetsk, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on June 7.

07.06.2017, DPR.

On the Gorlovka direction, the Kiev military opened fire on the village of Zaytsevo, on the mining village of Gagarin (Glubokaya), on the northern and north-western outskirts of Gorlovka with mortars and small arms.

On the Donetsk direction, the Ukrainian army shelled Yasinovataya, the village of Spartak, the area of the former Donetsk airport, and the area of the Donetsk water filtration plant. In Yasinovataya, the pumping station of the South Donbass water pipeline was damaged by artillery fire. The village of Aleksandrovka in the southwest of Donetsk was heavily shelled. Active combat involving 152mm heavy artillery was underway in the area of the “Yasinovataya” checkpoint and in Avdeevka industrial area.

On the Mariupol part of the front, the village of Kominternovo was shelled with mortars. There is no information om destructions and victims among the civilian population.

DPR PM intelligence uncovered the location of a battery of “Gvozdika” self-propelled guns near the village of Semigorye. One tank platoon and a group of snipers presumably consisting of the women from Georgia were noted in the area of Mariinka.

On June 6, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 60 times while shelling 24 towns and villages of the Republic. As a result of the shelling, 2 houses were damaged on the Donetsk and Mariupol directions. Moreover, a gas pipeline was damaged in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk. According to DPR PM command, one DPR PM serviceman was killed as a result of the Ukrainian army’s shelling.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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