DONETSK, July 4. /TASS/. The Kiev forces’ overnight shelling attack on the outskirts of Gorlovka has injured a civilian woman, security agencies of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) told the Donetsk News Agency on Monday.
"At around 00:30 am, the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched a shelling attack on Gorlovka. As a result of the shelling of the Gagarin mine area, a woman born in 1960 got shrapnel wounds," the agency reported.
According to the DPR security representative, the Ukrainian side opened fire from 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers from the area of the Novgorodskoye settlement.
On June 1, heads of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk republics Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky announced collecting of signatures under a petition to the UN Security Council about the violations of the Minsk agreements, for which the Ukrainian side is responsible. The DPR head pointed to the continuing violations of the ceasefire regime and delays with the exchange of prisoners as it is stipulated by Minsk agreements on the "all for all" basis. LPR called for "attacking on the diplomatic field" to "make Poroshenko observe the obligations undertaken in Minsk." On June 25, DPR reported more than 260,000 people had signed the petition.