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MOSCOW, November 15. /TASS/. Ukrainian volunteer battalions have opened tank fire at the Zhabichevo settlement north of east Ukraine's Donetsk, the defense ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) told the Donetsk News Agency on Sunday.
"Kiev’s military are shelling the Zhabichevo settlement from tanks," the source said. "As of yet, we have no information about victims or destructions."
According to the head of the local administration of Donetsk, Ivan Prikhodko, Ukrainian troops are shelling the vicinity of the Donetsk airport and the Volvo Center in a Donetsk suburb.
"Ukraine’s army has been shelling the territory of the former Donetsk airport and the area of the Volvo Centre for more than 90 minutes," the Donetsk News Agency quoted him as aying.
According to Prikhidko, mortar shelling is conducted from Ukrainian positions in Peski and Opytnoye. Ukrainian troops are also using machineguns, grenade launchers and firearms.