DPR INTRODUCES MARTIAL LAW
Martial law is introduced on the territory of the proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic on Monday. Denis Pushilin, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the DPR , told an ITAR-TASS correspondent about this .
THREE COMBAT HELICOPTERS OF THE UKRAINIAN ARMED FORCES FIRED AT THE TOCHMASH PLANT IN DONETSK.
One person was injured as a result of the shelling.
JOURNALISTS UNDER FIRE
A group of Russian and foreign journalists came under fire from the Ukrainian security forces half a kilometer from Donetsk International Airport. Currently, a battle is going on at the airport, and a sniper from the Ukrainian army is shooting at journalists who are trying to film what is happening.
A CIVILIAN DIED
As a result of armed clashes between representatives of the people’s militia and the fighters of the National Guard in the area of the Donetsk railway station, a civilian was killed. According to reports, he died from a shrapnel wound.
DONETSK AIRPORT TEMPORARILY PASSED UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE PEOPLE’S MILITIA
The Sergei Prokofiev International Airport, previously captured by the Ukrainian security forces, temporarily came under the control of the people’s militia of the proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). At 19.00 clashes near the airport resumed.
TWO UKRAINIAN HELICOPTERS SHOT DOWN
During the fighting in the area of the international airport in the Donetsk region, militia forces of the proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic shot down two helicopters of the armed forces of Ukraine, Pushilin said.