Avdiivka, Donetsk, under heavy attacks of Russia-backed militants

17:19, 21 April 2017

Avdiivka, the town in Donetsk region, faces another wave of attacks with the use of tanks, mortars and grenade launchers.

Shells and mines hit old quarters of Avdiivka, damaging two residential houses. No civilian casualties were reported. The police and Ukrainian army officers from the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire checked the shelled sites.

Maintenance crews are now working to restore the proper work of electric grid across the town.