OREANDA-NEWS. One person died due to sniper fire from the side of Ukrainian armed forces on the outskirts of the city of Horlivka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

This was reported to journalists by a representative of the People’s Militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR). He explained that on January 22, a group of snipers arrived at the forefront of the 59th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and they opened aiming fire on the positions of the DPR located near ​the village of Dolominoye. “As a result of this insidious provocation, the defender of our republic, who was at the military post at that time, received a wound, incompatible with life,” the militiaman said.