In the night of 12 August, the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE caught the shelling, which led the Ukrainian Military in Mariupol, said the Deputy chief of a staff corps of the people's militia LNR Igor Yashchenko.
"Between 22. 30 August eleven and 05. 30 August 12 SMM monitored from my location in Kiev-controlled district of Mariupol. Since the location of the observers heard a hundred outgoing artillery rounds From a distance of from one to five kilometres from their positions Between 04. 30 and 04. 40