Due to combat activity, Donetsk Filtration Station was cut of electric power on in the evening on June 6. The Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs reported that in Twitter.
“Due to ongoing armed hostilities, Donetsk Filtration Station was cut of power supply at 10 p.m. on June 6,” reads the message.
According to the press service of “Company Voda Donbassa” public utility provider, the issue of evacuation of the station’s staff pending for two days already.
As we reported earlier, several explosions occurred at the filtration station near Donetsk on June 4 after it resumed its work after the shelling by pro-Russian militants on May 17.
Before that the militants shelled the convoy of the filtration station's workers. Five workers suffered, one of them is in the serious condition. On April 18, Donetsk Filtration Station has stopped its work and the supply of the drinking water was stooped to Avdiivka, partially to Donetsk and Yasynuvata, Chervony Partyzan, Kruta Balka and Verkhnyotoretske villages.
The Headquarters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces is sure that the situation was staged and provoked by the leaders of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics. U.S. State Department condemned the shelling of the filtration station and claimed that Russia is responsible for the worsening of the humanitarian station in the east of Ukraine.