Also on Tuesday, Deputy Defense Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Eduard Basurin said at least six people had died, 13 others had been wounded as result of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' attacks on the DPR territory in the past 24 hours.
"Deeply worried by bloodshed and humanitarian situation in #Avdiivka [Avdeevka]. Immediate truce vital to help civilians," Gough said via her official Twitter account.
Deeply worried by bloodshed and humanitarian situation in #Avdiivka. Immediate truce vital to help civilians— Judith Gough (@JudithGoughFCO) 31 января 2017 г.
Ceasefire violations in the area resulted in water and power supply cut offs in Avdiivka.
In February 2015, Ukrainian authorities in Kiev and militias in eastern part of the country reached a ceasefire following the talks brokered by the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus.