OSCE reports on 153 explosions near Donetsk railway station
22:05, 4 November 2015

OSCE reports on 153 explosions near Donetsk railway station

The monitors witnessed blasts from machine guns and small-arms

22:05, 4 November 2015


OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in their latest report state that "from the Donetsk railway station in “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk (6km north-west of Donetsk), between 08:50 and 12:00hrs, the SMM heard 65 explosions and multiple bursts of small-arms fire and anti-aircraft machine–gun fire in areas 4km to 6.5km north-north-east of its position. Between 12:45 and 16:30hrs, the SMM heard a total of 88 explosions in areas 2-5km to the north-north-east, north-north-west, west-north-west and south-west-west. During the same period, the SMM also heard several bursts of small-arms fire in areas 2-3km to the north, north-north-west and west".

In “DPR”-controlled Staromykhailivka, near Donetsk, the monitors also saw a house with a sizeable hole in the roof and damage to an exterior wall, which the SMM assessed to be fresh impacts. The observers found shrapnel assessed to have been from a Grad rocket (122mm calibre). 

Related: Stephen O’Brien came with visit to occupied Donetsk

As was reported yesterday, Russian-backed militants opened fire against Ukrainian positions near Triohizbenka, Luhansk region. Three Ukrainian soldiers were injured as a result of the shelling.

Related: Militants three times opened provocative fire in Donetsk region - ATO press center

Related: Three Ukrainian soldiers in Luhansk region got wounded

Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it