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Ukrainian military shells northern outskirts of Donetsk — media

November 05, 2015, 12:58 UTC+3 MOSCOW

According to the source, Kiev used 82-mm and 120-mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and small arms

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MOSCOW, November 5. /TASS/. The Ukrainian army was shelling the northern outskirts of the city of Donetsk throughout last night, a source in the law enforcement agencies of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) told Donetsk News Agency.

"From 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. the Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the village of Spartak and the industrial zone. At around 2 a.m. the Ukrainian military opened fire at the Volvo Center area. The artillery bombardment lasted for several hours," the source said.

He added that the enemy had used 82-mm and 120-mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and small arms.

On Thursday, the DPR begins another stage of weapons withdrawal, mortars with caliber under 120 mm will be pulled back.

The supplement to the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements of February 12, 2015, with regard to the withdrawal of tanks and artillery pieces with caliber under 100 mm and mortars with caliber up to 120 mm was initialed on September 29 at the talks of the Contact Group on Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus.

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