Militants continue to violate ceasefire in Donbas

Militants continue to violate ceasefire in Donbas

Militants launched 11 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day. 

This is reported by the ATO press center.

In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations used grenade launchers and mortars to fire at Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).

In Donetsk direction, provocative attacks of militants were recorded outside Butovka coal mine (11.4km north-west of Donetsk) and Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, Russian-backed militants shelled ATO troops near Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), using heavy machine guns and small arms. At about 21:00, militants used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell residential district of Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk). As a result, four civilians, including two children, were wounded.

As the ATO Headquarters reports, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, and another two were wounded over the past day.


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