Ukrainian forces deliver mortar fire at southern DPR in the morning for third day – JCCC

February 19, 2019 10:02

Donetsk, Feb 19 – DAN. Ukrainian army units on Tuesday morning delivered more strikes at the Kominternovo, Sakhanka and Dzerzhinskoye villages in the Donetsk People’s Republic southern Novoazovskiy district, head of the DPR office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said.

“In the morning, Ukrainian forces shelled Kominternovo and Sakhanka with mortars. Thirty 82mm and 120mm mortar rounds were fired from 7:25 to 8:45,” Yakubov said.

“From 8:35 to 8:50, the Ukrainian army delivered grenade launcher fire at the Dzerzhinskoye village,” he said adding that the enemy had fired 20 rounds and also used small arms.

Villages in southern DPR have been shelled in the morning by Ukrainian forces for the third consecutive day. In the morning of February 17-18, Kiev forces fired some 80 mortar rounds at the Republic’s southern areas.

Earlier reports on Tuesday said that two apartment houses in the Golmovskiy neighbourhood in northern Gorlovka had been damaged in shelling by Ukrainian forces.*jk*pp