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MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. The shelling of the western outskirts of the city of Donetsk overnight to Friday damaged the local natural gas supply system, the Donbassgaz gas utility told the Donetsk news agency on Friday.
"A gas pipeline in the Trudovskiye settlement was damaged and the roof of a private house was destroyed as a result of artillery shelling on the night to February 19," said a company representative.
According to him, three branches of the low pressure gas distribution pipelines with the diameter of 108 mm were damaged in the private sector.
"The emergency service "104" contained the accident," the company said. "With the onset of dawn the repair and restoration team started the work to replace the damaged pipeline sections."
According to the local LuganskInformCenter news agency, the positions of militias in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic were shelled two times over the past 24 hours.
"Kiev forces opened fire on the Nizhneye Lozovoye village from the direction of the Mironovsky village late on Thursday using an infantry fighting vehicle," a defense ministry official told the LuganskInformCenter.
The shelling also targeted the neighboring Kalinovka village and the fire was opened from the positions in the Luganskoye village. No casualties have been reported.
At the meeting of the Contact Group on January 13 the sides supported the initiative of Russia’s envoy Boris Gryzlov on ensuring complete ceasefire on the territory of Donbass. This is the seventh attempt to fully observe the ceasefire regime in Ukraine’s south-east. At the recent meeting of the Contact Group in Minsk the participants expressed regret over continuing violations of ceasefire regime in Donbass.