Pumping station area outside Yasinovataya comes under Ukrainian army fire – JCCC

June 27, 2019 19:00

Donetsk, Jun 27 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled the Vasilyevka pumping station area outside Yasinovataya; the personnel hid in a shelter, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday.

“Today, at 17:25, Ukrainian armed formations in Novosyolovka-2 opened fire toward Vasilyevka with grenade launchers, large calibre machine guns and small arms,” the report said. “The Vasilyevka 1st level pumping station area came under fire.”

The workers had to hide in a shelter. There were no casualties, according to preliminary reports. No further details were immediately available.

The Vasilyevka pumping station, a key Donbass water supply facility, services the Yuzhnodonbasskiy water duct supplying water to residents on both sides of the contact line.*jk