Donetsk, Jan 18 - DAN. More than 500 houses in Yasnoye settlement outside Dokuchayevsk suffered blackouts as a result of shelling by Ukrainian forces, DPR Operations Command said on Thursday.

“A high voltage cable was damaged in Yasnoye neighbourhood which left 560 houses and a boiler station without electricity,” it said.

DPR Operations Command recorded damage to two houses, a gas pipe and a transmission line in Dokuchayevsk and Veseloye village in Donetsk’s northern outskirts. *jk