Donetsk, Oct 14 – DAN Ukrainian forces today attacked DPR troops in Leninskoye village area, south of the Republic, said a DPR Operations Command representative.
"Ukrainian units, in violation of their responsibilities to cease fire, started attacking our positions at 1.50 p.m. today. After artillery preparation with 152mm guns enemy's units up to one company backed with mortar fire launched an offensive in Leninskoye village area. There is an ongoing fighting," he said.
DPR urged the OSCE mission to take measures to stop fire from the Ukrainian side on the south axis.
On October, 12th Ukrainian forces attempted to break DPR defence line in Leninskoye and Kominternovo villages area in Novoazovskiy district. The enemy deployed mercenaries from Poland and Georgia. Kiev losses amounted to 15 in killed and more than 30 wounded.
Earlier DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko stated that the situation in the south frontline zone escalated dramatically as Ukrainian armed forces attack helicopter shelled DPR territory.