The DNR said about contact with Zakharchenko under fire

The self-proclaimed leader of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko came under fire at the time of the inspection positions North of Donetsk, informs Donetsk news Agency (DAN) with reference to the press service of the head of the unrecognized Republic.

According to the interlocutor of Agency, the positions of the militia in the area Avdeevka, where there was Zaharchenko, about 15:00 MSK opened mortar and artillery fire from the Ukrainian side.

“Came under fire from the head of the Republic, its protection, and our soldiers, no one was hurt. There were 18 shells from howitzers 122-mm and 120-mm mortars,” — said the press service.

At the end of April, the Ministry of state security of DND reported about the suppression of the assassination attempt on Zakharchenko. In a statement, MGB said that the Agency officers detained a group of citizens of Ukraine who came from Kiev-controlled territory, which was carrying an explosive device disguised as a piece of furniture. According to the security service DND, the detainees intended to make an explosion in a missile complex in Donetsk when you visit him the head of the Republic.