Tymchuk: Shelling continues near Debaltseve, militants regrouping troops and weapons

11:57, 30 January 2015

Russian-backed militants and Ukrainian forces have launched continuous attacks on each other’s positions along the entire of perimeter of the Debaltseve salient over the last few days, head of the Information Resistance group Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on his Facebook page on Friday.


"The militants have concentrated at least another eight multiple launch rocket systems and 12 cannon artillery guns in addition to pre-existing artillery means in this region,” Tymchuk wrote.

“The enemy has brought self-propelled artillery to positions near Horlivka – four 2S1 Gvozdika units were accompanied by two covered Ural trucks from Makiivka," he said.

"To the south of Donetsk, Russian-backed militants are continuing to regroup their forces and reinforce their groups in the area from Olenivka to Donetsk," Tymchuk said.

"In addition, a militant task force consisting of about 120 militants, six tanks, 12 armored fighting vehicles and four anti-tank guns has moved in the direction of the villages of Starobeshevo and Styla," he added.

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