The movement of trains in Donetsk region is temporarily restricted due to the shelling conducted by illegal armed groups near the Skotovata station. This was reported by the press service of Ukrzaliznytsia on Facebook.
“Today, on September 9, at about 8:00 am near the Skotovata station of the Donetsk railway, heavy weapons began firing from the territory not controlled by Ukraine. The shells are falling at a distance of 2 km from the station. At the moment there is no damage to infrastructure,” the statement reads.
Station workers and passengers were promptly evacuated to the shelter.
Until the situation stabilizes, the movement of suburban trains № 6011/6072 Lyman - Skotovata - Lozova and № 6003/6004 Izium - Skotovata - Sviatohirsk is limited up to the Fenolna station.
Ukrzaliznytsia urges passengers to listen carefully to the announcements at the stations and to follow the information updates.
As it was reported earlier, the pro-Russian militants have opened the fire near Skotovata station of the Donetsk railway station from the heavy weapons in the Donbas Conflict zone. Meanwhile, the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported that a soldier was wounded.