Avdiivka - Day Four: Information from Defense Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

Large-scale tank and artillery fire from the enemy continues
17:00, 1 February 2017

112 Agency

The situation remains tense in Avdiivka. Attacks continued almost around the clock, except for a short break between 3 and 4 o'clock in the morning. Thus invaders massively used heavy artillery.

The speaker of the Defense Ministry said that the enemy is trying to go on the offensive again to extend the territory they control. Though the enemy suffers great losses, but does not stop the aggressive actions.

The militants refuse to enter and execute any agreement on a ceasefire.

Related: Emergency Service starts demining and restoring electricity in Avdiivka

Eight houses have been damaged, one civilian wounded. Yesterday evening, militants destroyed the last source of electricity to the city. Thus, Avdiivka remains without electricity, water - and heat.

Local and central government, the military, law enforcement agencies are making efforts to help the local people to survive the disaster caused by the barbaric actions of the militants.

Division of civil-military co-operation has already passed more than two tons of humanitarian aid, food products and household products to Avdiivka. Military psychologists offer their help to the civilians. Law enforcement officers patrol the city day and night.

Related: Militant captured in Avdiivka gave his first testimony

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