Yesterday at night Avdiivka industrial zone got under heavy shelling, the militants fired about 130 mines of different caliber and artillery shells. This was stated during the briefing, broadcasted by 112 Ukraine, by the speaker of the Ministry of Defence on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko.
"In the industrial area of Avdiivka yesterday took place an extremely powerful shelling from heavy weaponry. It lasted almost four hours continuously. Our positions were fired with at least 130 mortar shells of different caliber and artillery shells." - He said.
Lysenko said that Ukrainian troops were forced to open fire in response.
Earlier, witnesses indicated that attack started at about 23:00 from Yasinovata, Yakovlevka and Makiivka, which are not controlled by Ukraine. Under heavy artillery fire, in particular, got Avdiivka, Elenovka, village Trudovske and Donetsk airport area.