Ukrainian troops shelled Gorlovka and Yasinovataya

The employee of the Ministry of emergency situations of the DPR near the building of Donetsk national technical University, damaged in the shelling of the APU. Archive photo

Ukrainian troops in 15 minutes released the 14 shells of 152 mm caliber Gorlovka and Yasinovataya, said the DNR office in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC).

“Recorded attacks by the armed forces of Ukraine in the following areas: 11.10 – settlement Orlovka – n. Yasinovataya: released five shells of 152 mm caliber; 11.20 – n. p. Saranova – Gorlovka (Nikitovsky R-n): this was the four shells with a caliber of 152 mm; 11.25 – settlement Orlovka – n. Yasinovataya: released five shells of 152 mm caliber”, – stated in the message published in the Telegram-channel representation.

Also representative was recorded shelling Gorlovka an hour earlier. 10.20 the Nikitovsky district of the city has released eight shells of 152 mm caliber. At 10.40 Ukrainian troops shelled the village Staromykhailivka, when it fired eight rounds with a caliber of 152 mm.

Horlivka is located 40 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”.

Yasynuvata is located approximately 25 kilometers North of Donetsk, it is the largest in the former Soviet Union train station. To the West of the city, which since 2014 is controlled by the DPR, in the direction of Avdeevka almost eight years is the line of contact with the combat positions of Ukrainian troops.