Donetsk, Dec 12 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled the vicinity of Aleksandrovka checkpoint west of Donetsk this morning, a defense source told DAN.

"At 7.00 a.m. Ukrainian side opened fire on Aleksandrovka checkpoint area when civilian vehicles and pedestrians were walking there," the interlocutor said.

Kiev forces used IFV cannons and a heavy machine gun.

Currently there are four checkpoint operating along the line of contact between DPR and Ukraine. Pedestrians and vehicles.

There are currently four checkpoints in operation for pedestrian and motor traffic between Ukraine and the Donetsk People’s Republic: Elenovka-Novotroitsk (southwest of Donetsk, southern direction), Mayorsk-Mayorskoye (outside Gorlovka, northern direction), Oktyabr-Gnutovo (DPR south, southern direction) and Aleksandrovka-Maryinka (west of Donetsk, western direction). *ot