"WARNING! Russian invaders are shelling Derhachi with artillery! Please stay in shelters," the Derhachi Town Council posted on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.
According to Vyacheslav Zadorenko, head of Derhachi community, the Russian army fired artillery on the town of Derhachi and the government-controlled districts, while tanks and mortars were used to shell Prudianka, Tsupivka, Dementiyivka, Nove, Pytomnyk, and Ruska Lozova over the past day. No casualties were reported.
The community head noted that people suffered from food shortages in the temporarily occupied territories.
"Kozacha Lopan, Velyki Prokhody, and partially Tokarivka districts remain under occupation. Russian troops limit the constitutional rights and freedoms of our citizens in the occupied territories, continue to commit acts of terror and starve people. The Armed Forces of Ukraine are fighting for the liberation of the northern part of Derhachi community in the main directions: near Kozacha Lopan, Tsupivka, Dementiyivka, Velyki Prokhody," Zadorenko noted.
As reported, one-third of Derhachi community, which is located on the border, has been captured by Russian troops, and hostilities continue in part of the territory. Russian troops do not stop shelling the community. Authorities call on the residents who have left to not return so far.