200 people enter DPR via Yelenovka humanitarian corridor on Oct 5 – Emergencies Ministry

200 people enter DPR via Yelenovka humanitarian corridor on Oct 5 – Emergencies Ministry

October 06, 2020 10:46

Donetsk, Oct 6 – DAN. More than 200 people from Ukraine-held areas entered the Donetsk People’s Republic via the humanitarian corridor on the contact line in Yelenovka on October 5, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday.

“On October 5, the Yelenovka crossing point was open for entering and exiting the DPR from 09:00 to 18:00,” the press service said. “Twenty-seven vehicles and 205 people entered the DPR and 20 cars and 113 people crossed into the Ukraine-held territory.”

There are four crossing point on the contact line between the DPR and Ukraine-held territory: Gorlovka-Mayorskoye, Yelenovka-Novotroitskoye, Alexandrovka-Maryinka and Oktyabr-Gnutovo. All the crossing points suspended operation in March as part of COVID-19 lockdown measures. Later on, the Yelenovka-Novotroitskoye humanitarian corridor was opened. It operates twice a week.*jk