Russian-led separatists causing humanitarian crisis in Avdiivka – Canada’s Foreign Ministry

Russian-led separatists causing humanitarian crisis in Avdiivka – Canada’s Foreign Ministry

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Attacks launched by Russian-backed separatists are leading to a humanitarian crisis in Avdiyivka.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada wrote this on Twitter.  

“Russian-led separatist shelling causing humanitarian crisis in Avdiyivka. Canada calls on all sides to end fighting,” reads a posting.

As reported, on January 29, illegal military groups started shelling positions of the Ukrainian Army in the town of Avdiyivka. In violation of the Minsk agreements, Russian-backed proxies used 152mm and 122mm artillery, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, small arms and tanks

Over two days, eight Ukrainian servicepersons were killed, another 26 were wounded. Moreover, two civilians were killed as a result of attacks on residential areas.

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