DNR: APU for a day 19 times fired on the territory of the republic
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Over the past day, the Ukrainian security forces opened fire on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic 19 times using ammunition prohibited by the Minsk agreements. This was announced on July 8 by the head of the representative office of the DPR in the SCCC Ruslan Yakubov, the DNR-News website reports.
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Under fire from the Armed Forces of Ukraine were the villages of the mine named after Gagarin, Dolomitnoye, Golmovsky, Dokuchaevsk, as well as the villages of Leninsky, Kominternovo, October, Kulikovo, Krasnoarmeyskoye in the south of the republic.
It is noted that firing was carried out from 152 and 122 mm caliber howitzers, 120 and 82 mm caliber mortars, grenade launchers, small arms, infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers.
“The total amount of ammunition used is 183 units,” Yakubov said.
As reported on July 8, on the page of the headquarters of the operation of the Joint Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, from the return fire of the DPR military personnel one Ukrainian soldier was killed, two were injured, and one more was a military injury.
The armed conflict in the Donbass began in April 2014 and continues to this day, despite the agreements reached in Minsk.
According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the total number of victims of hostilities over the years amounted to about 43 thousand people, 13 thousand of them died.
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