UAF Trying to Seize Zaytsevo, NAF Soldier Killed


Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
10th January, 2016


The following is a Newsfront social network report from the front line in Zaytsevo, in Donetsk People’s Republic.

“They are using Automatic Grenade Launchers, guns, Armoured Personnel Carriers with small arms. This happens during the day from 6 to 12 times. The results can be seen at the local school, which was under attack 120 times from mortars. They wounded three local residents. Today we parried a hard attack without warning,” said soldiers of the armed forces DPR.

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“They are conducting an offensive to capture Zaytsevo, and are trying to take the school at a minimum ,” — said the fighters.

Today the Ministry of Defence of the DPR stated that a soldier of the NAF died in the evening of 9th January, a Ukrainian sniper shot him in the village of Zaytsevo in the North of Gorlovka.

“As a result of the sabotage actions of the Ukrainian Army in the DPR, a soldier was killed in Jovanka, on combat duty in the area of Zaytsevo. At Around 22:30 a Ukrainian sniper fired at him,” — said Eduard Basurin.

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