Donbas invaders shell Svitlychne with 122 mm artillery, damaging utility water pipe

Donbas invaders shell Svitlychne with 122 mm artillery, damaging utility water pipe

Russian occupation forces on Monday opened fire on the village of Svitlychne, employing 122 mm artillery proscribed by the Minsk accords.

That’s according to a report via Telegram by the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement, seen by Ukrinform.

"On November 8, between 05:43 and 06:11, Russian armed groups fired on the settlement of Svitlychne using 122 mm artillery proscribed by the Minsk agreements. As a result of the shelling, the building and equipment of the water supply system were significantly damaged, the premises of and the equipment manned by the chemical and bacteriological laboratory have been destroyed,” the statement reads.

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A total of six hits of 122 mm shells were recorded at the site.

In order to prevent escalation of tensions on the line of contact, the Ukrainian side to the Joint Center for Ceasefire Control and Coordination has called on the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to immediately respond to the latest ceasefire violations, assess such breaches, and monitor the affected area.

The Ukrainian delegation says the occupying forces have damaged a critical infrastructure facility that provides water for civilians on both sides of the contact line.

Photo by the Ukrainian delegation to the TCG


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