President Petro Poroshenko interrupted his visit to Germany due to an emergency situation in the plant. About this in his Twitter reported the press Secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsigalko.
According to him, the situation in the town is bordered by a humanitarian catastrophe.
“The President interrupted a state visit to Germany because of the extraordinary situation in the town bordering on a humanitarian catastrophe”, – wrote Tsigalko.
As reported, the town for the third day intensively shelled by militants with heavy artillery. Wounded two local residents, damaged 6 houses.
Today, the militants damaged the last power line to the plant. The city remained without water, electricity and heating.
Yesterday, in the area of Avdeyevka industrial area, the militants went on the offensive. The fighting lasted continuously for 19 hours. According to preliminary information, five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 14 were injured. Today the militants continue to fire position Ukrainian military and residential areas of the city.