Battle began near Donetsk Airport

Thursday, 29 September, 2016 - 11:30

Last night, Ukrainian aggressors started to shell the area near the Donetsk airport, using 82 mm and 120 mm mortars and armored vehicles.

Last night, an intense battle broke out in the vicinity of the Donetsk airport. As the Russkaya Vesna information website reported, citing witnesses, Ukrainian military used 82 mm and 120 mm mortars and armored vehicles. Sounds of the battle could be well heard by residents of almost all areas of Donetsk.

“We hear how the ceasefire is respected,” a local resident Denis noted.

“It is a church fete today, so devils [Ukrainian military] came out,” a Donetsk resident Irina commented on the event.

In addition, last evening, Yasinovataya and its surroundings, the western edge of Donetsk, and the village of Sahanka in Novoazovskiy district in the south of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) were fired with mortars by Ukrainian military, the DAN news agency reported, citing a source in the DPR’s power-wielding agencies.

“From 18:30 to 22:45, the Ukrainian side was firing the territory of an industrial zone near Yasinovataya, the village of Krutaya Balka in the area of Yasinovataya, the villages of Trudovskiye and Aleksandrovka in the west of Donetsk, and Sahanka village in the south of the DPR with 80 mm and 120 mm mortars,” the source said.

According to the source, the enemy fired 25 shells from its positions. Along with mortars, Ukrainian troops also used weapons of infantry combat vehicles, grenade guns and light weapons.



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