Militants violated ceasefire in Donbas five times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in Donbas five times in last day

Russian-backed militants continue to shell the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and break the ceasefire agreements reached by the Trilateral Contact Group.

The aggressor launched five attacks on Ukrainian troops in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in Donbas over the past day, the ATO Headquarters press center reports.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed formations fired grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on Ukrainian positions near Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk). Defenders of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) came under grenade launcher and anti-tank rifle fire.

In Luhansk direction, the enemy used small arms to fire at Ukrainian strongholds outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk). Militants also used 82mm mortars and anti-aircraft mount near Troitske (69km west of Luhansk). Ukrainian troops also came under 82mm mortar fire outside Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

As a result of the enemy attacks, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded and another one was injured.


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