Censor.NET reports the official's statement on Facebook.
"Those boneheaded Rascists (acronym for Russian Fascists - Ed.) have just fiercely shelled Avdiivka. The humanitarian assistance points came under direct hits.
"They also shelled the tent camp and the warming center at the stadium in the town's center next to our current location. The school No. 2, where the humanitarian aid collection point was operating, also came under militants' strike.
"According to preliminary data, we have one person killed and one more injured. The shelling continues," the Donetsk region head wrote.
He later added: "The shelling of Avdiivka is still underway. The house at 19 Molodizhna Str. came under direct hit which damaged gas and heat pipelines. According to preliminary information, no casualties were caused there. One projectile hit rescue vehicle of the State Emergency Service."
The fighting in the vicinity of Avdiivka has been underway since late Saturday, Jan. 28.
After three days, Ukrainian soldiers 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.
See more: Rescuers evacuate 132 persons including 70 children from Avdiivka, - Sate Emergency Service. PHOTOS
As reported by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff press center, militants carry out not stop attacks on Ukrainian positions near the town.
A regional coordination center to aid local population has been set up.
According to the National Police, six civilians had been wounded and 26 houses damaged as of morning, Feb. 1. A female body of a civilian was found in Avdiivka downtown on Feb. 1.
The Donetsk regional civil-military administration said the sides had agreed to cease fire until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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