The pro-Kiev military over the past night launched about 100 artillery shells and more than 160 mines at territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the republic’s defense authorities told the Donetsk News Agency on Saturday.


“From the evening of August 19 through to 01:00 (on August 20), the Ukrainian side was shelling settlement Trudovskiye west of Donetsk, Yelenovki near Dokuchayevsk, suburbs of Yasinovataya, settlements Kominternovo and Sakhanka,” the source told the agency. “On those areas the military launched 100 artillery shells of 122mm caliber and 166 mines.”


Besides heavy weapons and mortars, the Ukrainian armed units used weapons of IFVs, grenade launchers and small arms.