Thus during Sunday 4 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another 20 were wounded. 3 were killed and 17 were wounded after shelling of Ukrainan positions on Monday, 30th of December.
Rebels are taking casualties as well: at least 9 were killed and 24 wounded - 7 with severe wounds. Initiator of this attack from the separatist's side with a nickname Greek was also killed. He claimed to be one of the founders of Vostok battalion. Moreover 3 rebels were captured by Ukrainian forces, however 2 of them died due to injuries.
Pavlo Zhebrivsky the Governor of Donetsk Oblast recently send an information via social media that Avdiidvka is fully de-energized.
"Recently pro-Russian separatist destroyed the last power transmission line to Avdiivka. There is a power blackout on water filtration plan and Avdiivka Coke Plant. As a result there is no water , electricity and heating in the whole Avdiivka.
Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine cut short his trip to Germany due to Avdiivka shelling that led to emergency situation. He also claimed that rebels are shelling Avdiivka industrial zone from artillery systems installed in residential areas of Donetsk and Yasinuvata.