AFU shelled the outskirts of Donetsk and Yasinovataya heavy artillery
DONETSK, 11 Feb — RIA Novosti. Ukrainian security forces last evening and night fired at from heavy artillery, tanks and mortars on the Western outskirts of Donetsk and Yasinovataya neighborhood, reports Donetsk news Agency, citing a source in law enforcement agencies of the self-proclaimed DND.
“From 18:00 to 01:00, the Ukrainian side shelled the towns They, Oleksandrivka and Staromykhailivka on the Western part of Donetsk and the territory of the industrial zone near Yasinovataya tank shells, artillery caliber of 122 mm and 152, and mortars of 82 and 120 millimeters,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the APU also used weapons, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
During this period, security forces fired about 130 shells and mines, he added.
The situation in the Donbass escalated in late January. The parties to the conflict accuse each other to increase the intensity of attacks and attempts of attack on the line of contact in the region of Donetsk.
The Kyiv authorities have declared a state of emergency under the control of the security forces of the town, whose inhabitants for nearly a week remained without electricity. Difficult situation and in controlled by the militia of Yasinovataya. In the self-proclaimed DND said that Donetsk has suffered a massive shelling of the MLRS “Grad” and “Hurricane” for the first time in almost two years.
In the Ministry of defense of Ukraine stated that “the meter by meter, step by step, having the opportunity, our boys heroically moved it forward.” Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called it a de facto confirmation of the fact that APUS are offensive actions that undermine the Minsk agreement.