Queue of people staying overnight on the Mariupol highway near Novotroitskoye checkpoint was about 3 kilometers, - reports Donbass SOS.
In connection with the escalation of the situation work of Zaytsevo and Maryenka checkpoints was suspended. Traffic on routes Gorlovka - Bakhmut (Artemovsk) and Donetsk - Kurakhovo is blocked.
"If hell exists, one of its circles migrated to Mariupol route ..." Beneficiaries ", sale of the queue, scandals, swearing, frazzled nerves," - said the statement.
Novotroitskoye checkpoint stopped the crossing procedures at 17:50 on February 17th. People stayed overnight in front of Novotroitskaye post and Perlyna.
The worst situation was on Elenovska post. There was hardly any movement during the day, people spent couple of hours in the queue without moving any further. The queue of people staying overnight in the direction of Mariupol was about 3 kilometers.
"We sincerely advise everyone who is going to cross the contact line soon - if you have the opportunity to postpone the trip – you had better to do it", - noted the volunteers.