OSCE records 8,300 ceasefire violations in Donbas for two weeks

OSCE records 8,300 ceasefire violations in Donbas for two weeks

Ukrinform
During the period from April 16 to 29, the OSCE SMM recorded almost 8,300 ceasefire violations along the contact line in eastern Ukraine.

This is stated in the report of the OSCE SMM based on information received as of 19:30, May 2.

"Between April 16 and 29, the OSCE SMM recorded almost 8,300 violations of the ceasefire regime along the contact line in eastern Ukraine, which was 10% less than in the previous two-week reporting period. A marked increase in the level of violence was observed on April 24-25, when 30% of the total number of recorded violations of the ceasefire regime happened," the report reads.

A number of civilian casualties was recorded, namely: 6 people were killed and 17 people were injured. The total number of civilian casualties confirmed by the SMM since the beginning of the year has reached 74 people, in particular 18 were killed.

The SMM continued to facilitate access to the Donetsk Filtration Station (DFS) for Voda Donbassa water company employees; it, again, heard ceasefire violations in the area despite security guarantees.

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