Militants violated ceasefire ten times in Donbas in last day

Militants violated ceasefire ten times in Donbas in last day

686
Ukrinform
Russian-backed militants launched 10 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas in last day.

This is reported by the ATO press center.

"Over the past day, illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire 10 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces opened fire on the enemy 7 times. As a result of the fighting, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded," the statement reads.

In Donetsk direction, where the enemy used anti-tank grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk).

In Mariupol direction, ATO troops outside Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk) came under heavy machine gun fire. As a result of shelling, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded.

In Luhansk direction, Russian-backed militants fired 120mm mortars on defenders of Trokhizbenka (33km north-west of Luhansk), having violated agreements on heavy weaponry withdrawal.

ol

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-