320 people use Yelenovka humanitarian corridor on Aug 17 – DPR Emergencies Ministry

320 people use Yelenovka humanitarian corridor on Aug 17 – DPR Emergencies Ministry

August 18, 2020 10:04

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Donetsk, Aug 18 – 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 August 17, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday.

“Six cars, one motorcycle and 201 people entered the DPR, and 23 cars and 123 people went to Ukraine,” the report said.

On Monday, 35 people requested assistance at the crossing point; five of them sought medical aid, the DPR Emergencies Ministry said.

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. The crossing points suspended operation in March because of the threat of  COVID-19 spread. Later on, a decision was made to use the Yelevka-Novotroitskoye crossing point as humanitarian corridor twice a week.*jk