No enemy shelling was recorded in the area of the Joint Forces Operation on September 9. Situation in the area of the operation remains stable, silence was observed along the entire front line, - the JFO headquarters reported. There are no military losses or injuries among the Ukrainian defenders.
Leader of the so-called "DNR" Denis Pushilin made an "official statement" in which he again threatened to destroy the Ukrainian positions if they "are not eliminated" after a "joint inspection", - separatist media reported. The leader of the separatists states that in view of the fact that they "finally got the Ukrainian side to conduct a joint inspection", he "decided to cancel the order to eliminate illegal fortifications of the Ukrainian armed formations in the area of Shumy settlement". He threatened on the nail: "If, following the results of the joint inspection, it is established that the Ukrainian side has violated additional measures in terms of advancing its positions near the settlement of Shumy and will not eliminate them, we will destroy the indicated positions on our own".
Two people with COVID-19 died in the occupied territory of Donetsk region over the past day, - the so-called "DNR Ministry of Health" reported. "2 deaths were registered - women aged 79 and 66", - the report said. The occupiers also recognized seven new cases of coronavirus disease over the past day. In total, as of September 9, 2706 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed, of which 153 deaths.
Many people with viral pneumonia have recently been admitted to hospitals No.7 and No.4 in occupied Donetsk. This was written in the separatist segment of social networks. "The shortage of places is such that patients are hospitalized in cardiology. There is a critical shortage of medical personnel. There is a problem with oxygen in hospital No.4 - the distribution of oxygen is old and modern equipment does not support it. The Ministry of Health is aware of this, but it is not taking any action there", - the residents of occupied Donetsk reported. It was also reported that in such an acute situation, "Minister of Health Natalia Pashchenko abruptly went to sick leave and distanced herself from what was happening".
149 fires were liquidated in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast over the day, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. For example, a deciduous forest burned in the Sevastianivka tract of the Torez forestry - the fire destroyed 5 hectares of forest litter, and in the Hirka Balka tract in the Amvrosiivka forestry - 7 hectares of forest litter were destroyed by fire. In addition, a solid domestic waste landfill with a total area of 4.5 hectares is burning in occupied Khartsyzk - a fire, waste burning was on an area of 0.8 hectares. The burning area is 200 sq. m. A fire broke out on the territory of OOO Mashynostroitel in occupied Donetsk (used sleepers were destroyed on an area of 600 square meters, 2 thousand square meters of garbage). It was also reported about a fire near occupied Makiivka, in the village of Krynychna, where fire destroyed 20 hectares of stubble, dry grass, 17 hectares of forest belts and the roof of a non-functioning building.
A tractor was blown up by an anti-tank mine near the village of Horoshe in the occupied Slovianoserbsk district, no one was killed or injured. This was said in a message on the website of the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the LNR". "As a result of hitting an anti-tank mine, a Case IH Magnum 340 tractor, license plate BB12852, was blown up. There were no fatalities or injuries", - the message said.
The Luhanskvoda enterprise, controlled by the "LNR" militants, will suspend the supply of water to the consumers of occupied Dovzhansk because of the repair work on the main water pipeline, separatist media wrote. They promise to resume water supply on September 10.