DPR: Ukrainian army utilizes heavy artillery on all parts of the front

The Ukrainian side violates the Minsk Agreement while using 152mm artillery almost on all parts of the front, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on June 15.

15.06.2017, DPR

On the Gorlovka direction, the Ukrainian army opened fire on the villages of Golmovsky, Zaytsevo, and Zhovanka with tanks, the weapons of infantry fighting vehicles, high-caliber small arms.

On the Donetsk direction, the Ukrainian military attacked the area of the “Yasinovataya” checkpoint and the area of the former Donetsk airport, the villages of Spartak and Trudovskiye. Power lines were damaged in the village of Veseloye in the northern outskirts of Donetsk. The Ukrainian army actively utilized 152mm and 122mm artillery, 120mm and 82mm mortars, recoilless anti-tank gun, and heavy machine guns.

On the Mariupol part [of the front], trench combat was underway near the villages of Kominternovo and Sakhanka. The Ukrainian army used mortars, the weapons of infantry fighting vehicles, and automatic grenade launchers.

According to DPR PM intelligence, one unit of the 95th Independent Air Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian army arrived in the zone of responsibility of the 72nd Independent Mechanized Brigade near Avdeevka. The 95th Independent Air Assault Brigade’s unit has one Tembr artillery sound ranging system, which is used to determine the coordinates of the enemy’s mortar batteries and artillery, at their disposal.

On June 14, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 66 times. The enemy shelled 23 villages and towns of the Republic. One civilian in the Kievsky district of Donetsk was injured by the shelling. 9 houses in the villages of Golmovksy and Krutaya Balka, and in the Petrovsky and Kuybyshevsky districts of Donetsk were damaged by Ukrainian artillery fire.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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