Donetsk, Apr 18 – DAN. Kiev forces have opened mortar fire on Yasinovataya area, a JCCC representative said.

"At 2.50 p.m. Kiev forces opened fire on the direction of Avdeyevka – Yasinovataya, five 82mm rounds have been fired, large caliber machine guns and small arms have been used too," the report said.

SMM monitors and The Voda Donbassa water company staff have previously been reported arriving in the area to evacuate the Donetsk water treatment plant (DFS) staff.

Ukrainian forces opened fire on a convoy carrying Donetsk Water Treatment Plant (DFS) personnel on Tuesday afternoon, wounding five people. The company took decision to evacuate the remaining personnel from the station, to shut it down and to mothball the facility.*ot