The Ukrainian Military at the Donetsk airport artillery "NATO" caliber 155 mm, the militia Began counter-battery fire, said a source in law enforcement bodies of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic.
first, a source in the Ministry of defence DND said Last news that the Ukrainian Military are shelling Donetsk airport, coming Under fire also get the adjacent localities, such as Spartacus, Sand and the territory of Kyiv Donetsk (West, East and South of the airport, respectively).
"From the Town (North of airport) fix volleys of artillery 155 mm. Under fire from the territory of the Putilovsky bridge (to the South). Started counterbattery work " - quoted Donetsk news Agency his companion.
He added that in service of the CIS guns calibre 155 mm no, " this is the caliber of the NATO countries. A little before in the Ministry of defence DND, the Agency stated that the Ukrainian Military firing shells from a caliber 152 mm.
According to a source, also began a very powerful attack Yasinovataya " (more on northeast from Spartacus).
The Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defence DND Eduard Bacurin DAN confirmed the fact of bombardment." on our positions is tank and mortar shelling. In the residential areas of Donetsk ", - He said.
in mid-February in Eastern Ukraine, the truce was declared, however, soon resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire. Shooting is conducted mostly at the port of Mariupol in southern Donetsk oblast and the destroyed Donetsk airport.