At least 30 'DPR' militants were killed in the fighting near Avdiivka, Censor.NET reports citing Russian Novaya Gazeta.
This was announced by one of the militants' chieftains.
"On Feb. 2, we have lost about 30 "two hundredth" [dead - Ed.], "DPR" representative told the Russian reporters.
The fighting in the vicinity of Avdiivka has been underway since Jan. 28. However, the militants reduced the intensity of the shelling in the past few days. Ukrainian military repulsed the attack near Avdiivka
The fighting in the vicinity of Avdiivka has been underway since late Saturday, Jan. 28. After three days, Ukrainian soldiers managed to take enemy positions and improved their tactical set-up in the area. Casualties were reported among the military.
According to the National Police, six civilians had been wounded and 26 houses damaged as of morning, Feb. 1. A female body of a civilian was found in Avdiivka downtown on Feb. 1.
The Donetsk regional civil-military administration said the sides had agreed to cease fire until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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