Donetsk, Aug 14 – DAN. DPR air defense has downed a Ukrainian attack drone over Donetsk, the People's Militia said.

"Today at 9.10 a.m. our Air Defense has destroyed downed a Ukrainian attack drone over the Petrovskiy district of Donetsk, launched by the 24th brigade under command of a war criminal Valeriy Gudz. The drone was equipped with an AGS VOG-17 grenade."

The UAV was brought down over the Parallelnaya street as it was heading for the center of the Shakhta Trudovskaya township. The grenade was defused outside the city.

"We do not exclude that the enemy aimed for infrastructure of the district, e.g. school, kindergarten, two power substations."

According to the Article 7 of the Minsk Memorandum dated 19 September 2014, the use of combat aircrafts and UAVs is banned along the contact line in the 30km-wide zone of ceasefire, with the only exception made for the OSCE SMM drones. *ot*pp