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OSCE Report: Massive attacks on Donetsk are from Ukraine Forces in the North

OSCE Report: Massive attacks on Donetsk are from Ukraine Forces in the North

06/05/2015 - 18:59

OSCE observers in Ukraine conducted an analysis of several attacks on residential areas of Donetsk, took place on May 2 and found that the fire was from the north.

This is stated in the daily report of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) for May 5.

"SMM concluded that the fire from heavy weapons, presumably because of 152-mm guns, was carried from ATO positions in the north or north-north-easterly direction", - says they are.

In addition, the organization's experts visited the country in October, also subjected to bombardment."In the village of October, which is controlled by the DNI, observers examined craters 4 122-mm artillery shells and two - from 120-mm mortar rounds. Data show that the shelling was carried from the west, "- noted in the report of the mission.

According to observations by OSCE staff around Donetsk airport and the village Shirokino still recorded cases of ceasefire violation. In the Shirokino number of incidents over the past day has declined.

"Despite claims by the parties that the withdrawal of heavy weapons is completed, the mission fixes technique in areas that do not meet the requirements for removal of the arms race," - said the OSCE.

May 5 Defense Ministry spokesman Eduard Basurin DNI said that the Ukrainian law enforcers not cease to apply heavy artillery bombardments of the territory of the People's Republic of Donetsk, mainly attacks carried out in the evening.

"Ukrainian security forces continue to use heavy artillery mainly in the evening, ignoring the agreements Minsk. However, militia DNI continues to exercise restraint, not reacting to provocation punitive ", - he stressed.

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