Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 37 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 37 times in last day

Militants launched 37 attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.

This is reported by the press center of the JFO Headquarters.

"Over the past day, Russian-occupation forces violated the ceasefire regime 37 times, firing 82mm and 120mm mortars on Ukrainian positions nine times. Six Ukrainian servicemen were injured. A girl was killed as a result of shelling," the report reads.

As noted, the armed hostilities took place near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), Zolote (60km west of Luhansk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk), Novoselivka (66km south of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk), Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk), Vodiane(16km north-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

Over the past day, Russian-occupation troops violated the norms of the international humanitarian law three times, carrying out attacks against civilians. The invaders used grenade launcher to shell Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol) and Zalizne (39km north of Donetsk), as a result a 15-year-old girl was killed. The terrorists also opened fire on Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk), as a result a civilian was wounded.

Criminal cases were opened regarding the facts of shelling of populated areas by Russian-occupation troops.

No casualties have been reported on May 29 so far.


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