Militants violate ceasefire 30 times in Donbas in last day

Militants violate ceasefire 30 times in Donbas in last day

The situation in ATO area in eastern Ukraine remains controlled and is generally characterized by observance of the ceasefire.

 This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.

Russian-backed militants violated ceasefire 30 times in eastern Ukraine in last day.  

In particular, 15 attacks were launched in Luhansk area. The enemy used machine guns, small arms and grenade launchers to fire at Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk), and Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk).

The terrorists violated ceasefire 10 times in Mariupol area. In particular, the militants shelled Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), using 120mm and 82mm mortars. Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), and Shyrokyne also came under grenade launcher and small arm fire.

Five ceasefire violations were recorded in Donetsk area. The provocative attacks were launched on Ukrainian positions in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), using grenade launchers and small arms.


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