Russian occupant forces went for provocation attacks in the area of the occupied Horlivka. The Joint Forces Operation HQ posted this on Facebook.
'On September 23, the militant-controlled media released information about shelling the living neighborhood in Horlivka, which resulted in damage to 12 houses at Nansen and Artilleristov streets', the post reads. According to the message, there were no casualties in the incident.
The Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Centre (JCCC) reported that the attack actually took place, as the militants opened fire from a 120 mm mortar located near a concrete factory in Horlivka; four mines hit the target.
JCCC added that the said fact once again confirms the ill intentions of the Russian armed formations to compromise the Armed Forces of Ukraine, laying the responsibility upon them for the violation of the ceasefire, the ignore of Minsk agreements and damage to civilian population'.
Another provocation took place in the area of Avdiivka, where mercenaries attacked technical crews fixing the local water pipeline. The militants used grenade launchers, small arms and heavy machineguns. Workers of 'Voda Donbasa' company were evacuated and the works stopped immediately. Avdiivka and the adjacent towns and villages remained without regular water supplies.