Ukrainian troops shelled Gorlovka

Broken window of the house. Archive photo

Ukrainian forces fired on Saturday morning in Gorlovka 12 shells of 152 mm caliber, said the DNR office in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC).

“Recorded attacks by the UIC (armed forces of Ukraine – ed.) in the following areas: 04.50 – n Dyliivka – Gorlovka (Nikitovsky district): this was 6 shells of 152 mm caliber; 04.55 – n Friendship – Gorlovka (Central city area): this was 6 shells of 152 mm caliber”, – stated in the message of representation in the Telegram-channel.

Horlivka is located 50 kilometers North of Donetsk, the city has chemical concern Stirol and coal mines. Gorlovka is one of the largest settlements of the DPR, under the control of the Republic is from 2014. Before the start of the conflict in the Donbass population of Gorlovka has more than 250 thousand people. The most common attacks are exposed situated on the outskirts of the village of zaytsevo and towns mines Gagarin and “6/7”.