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 Rescuers continue assisting Avdiivka residents: 881 persons attended warming centers, - State Emergency Service. PHOTOS

The rescuers continue providing assistance to the residents of Avdiivka: mobile warming centers and kitchen trailers operate throughout the town.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the press office of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

"881 persons including 236 elderly people and 186 children attended warming centers as of 8 p.m. [Jan. 31 - ed.]. Three mobile kitchen trailers operate along with the warming centers," the agency said.

Read more: "People get hot meals and tea. Average temperature in apartments 15 degrees. No panic in town," - Governor Zhebrivskyi on situation in Avdiivka

The regional commission on man-caused and environmental security and emergencies coordinates remedial operations in Avdiivka and granting aid to its residents.

229 personnel and 54 units of equipment, including 90 members and 30 units of equipment of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, are involved in the emergency response and restoration operations.

See more: "Terrorists shell residential area, people have no access to water and electricity for two days," - police special force to aid Avdiivka residents. VIDEO+PHOTOS

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The fighting in the vicinity of Avdiivka has been underway since late Saturday, Jan. 28. Ukrainian soldiers bravely held their lines, according to the military sources.


Three days into fighting, Ukrainian soldiers have managed to take enemy positions and improved their tactical set-up in the area. Unfortunately, casualties were reported among the military.

On Jan. 30, enemy strikes left the government-controlled town of Avdiivka without electricity, water and heat.

In the evening of Jan. 30, a state of emergency was declared in Avdiivka.

As reported by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff press center, militants carry out not stop attacks on Ukrainian positions near the town.
   
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