Donetsk, Mar 20 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened fire on the DPR southern areas the previous evening leaving Sakhanka and Kominternovo without power, local administration head told DAN.

"Yesterday evening at about 6 p.m. Kiev's shelling damaged a power transmission line, the boiler house is out of order. Electricity has been cut to Sakhanka and parts of Kominternovo, where the gas supply has also been disrupted,  Igor Podgornyi said."

He said a letter was sent to JCCC asking them to provide the OSCE monitoring of Novoazovskiy district to control the situation and allow repair works.

The situation along the contact line has been tense for the last few days, southern DPR areas daily come under Ukrainian fire.*ot