In peacetime, there were only 2,000 people left in the settlement near the city of Donetsk, about 90 kilometers southwest of Bahmut, which had a population of 30,000.
It’s sad to say, but Avdijivka is increasingly turning into a post-apocalyptic movie location
He added, the evacuation of the utility workers still there has begunand the mobile reception is turned off, as informers of the Russian troops have infiltrated the city.
First, the British Ministry of Defense, and later the Ukrainian military leadership called Avdijivka the “second Bahmut”.
Two tall buildings were also hit in Sunday’s Russian artillery attacks.
️The Russian military launched a missile attack on , Region, the head of the President’s Office Andriy reported. As a result, two houses were destroyed. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties.: Telegram / Andriy Yermak #Avdiivka
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Cover photo: The city of Avdijivka on March 23, 2023. Andre Luis Alves/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images