Shelling halts all production at Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine

Ukraine’s largest steel company, Metinvest, said all production had been halted at its Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine, after the factory was hit by a further round of heavy shelling on Saturday. “This is the second powerful bombardment in the past few days … The business has been stopped as a matter of urgency. coke production is halted. As soon as the situation stabilizes, work to restore power supply to the factory will begin,” Metinvest said in a statement on its website on Sunday. On Thursday, one worker was killed and two wounded in what Metinvest described as the heaviest shelling of the plant since the declaration of a Ukraine ceasefire in mid-February.



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