Donetsk, Feb 11 - DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic intelligence has recorded the movement of Ukrainian army multiple launch rocket system next to the contact line, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“The movement of enemy MLRS and reload vehicles was recorded in the Konstantinovka, Zhelannoye, Ilyinka, Khlebodarovka and Topolinoye settlement areas in the responsibility zones of 95th, 53rd, and 36th Brigades, at a distance of less than 30 kilometers from the contact line,” Basurin said.

He also said that Ukrainian army units were ready to deliver strikes at vital civil infrastructure facilities in the DPR territory.

Tensions in Donbass have been mounting since mid-January. After the New Year and Christmas holidays, Ukrainian forces stepped up strikes in Donbass and began to deploy reinforcements to the region. Earlier, DPR militia said that enemy group had been reinforced with radicals, multiple launch rocket systems and NATO weapons. Drills by chemical warfare troops were reported as well. *jk