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

Chairman of the Donetsk regional military and civil administration Pavlo Zhebrivskyi says the situation in Avdiivka is under control. There is no panic among local residents.

He wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"Avdiivka residents receive hot meals and tea. The National Police provided sufficient number of patrols to ensure order in the city. The community workers and local police inspectors are constantly working with the residents. There is no panic in the city.

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"We keep maintaining proper temperature of the heating system thanks to Avdiivka Coke Plant and Musa Magomedov [CEO - ed.]. The average temperature in the apartments is 15 degrees Celsius. All local utilities are provided with fuel.

"We are grateful to Caritas for tents and food; Dnipro City - for the huge truck full of food; Sloviansk - for personal hygiene products and food; Bakhmut - for cold weather footwear and blankets. Thank Ukraine's Armed Forces and National Guard for the big prompt help. Thank the volunteers for their dedication! Thank Ukraine for sincerity, warmth, support and help!" Zhebrivskyi wrote.

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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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