Militants shell Avdiivka, critical infrastructure is damaged

18:39, 27 February 2017

From heavy artillery and tanks Russian-backed militants continue to fire at outskirts of Avdiivka. They are trying to hit the positions of Ukrainian troops, informs the chairman of Donetsk regional military and civil administration Pavlo Zhebrivskyi.

For the fourth day Avdiivka citizens are living without electricity and water. Avdiivka coke chemical plant and Donetsk filtering station are de-energized. Energy supply in hospitals, schools and kindergartens is being provided by generators.