On Tuesday, about six in the morning, the Russian-terrorist forces fired Avdiivka with four "Grad" packages and about 160 rockets, the 72 Guards separate mechanized brigade reports.
According to the residents of the Donetsk region, 4 "Grad" mounts fired from different positions at residential areas. In connection with the recent attacks of terrorists and civilian casualties, a state of emergency was declared in Avdiivka. Emergency headquarters was also estavlished, which includes a local government leaders, and representatives of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine:
“Avdiivka suffered destruction and civilian casualties. The gas pipe is burning. As previously reported, during the night shelling the enemy destroyed the last branch of power, the plant was forced to stop the supply of heat in the residents’ apartments. Now there are no electricity, water, heat and gas in Avdiivka,” reads the statement.
The exact number of victims and survivors is currently specified.
Previously QHA reported that Russia and separatist troops in the morning of January 29 attempted the attack in the area of the industrial zone Avdiivka, but the Ukrainian Armed Forces soldiers successfully repulsed the attack.