Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 33 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 33 times in last day

Militants launched 33 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 violated ceasefire 33 times, using heavy weaponry (122mm artillery and 82mm mortars) three times," the report reads.

Illegal armed formations shelled Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Troitske (Luhanskregion) and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), using small arms.

In addition, snipers of militants were operating in the area of Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk) and in other directions. However, Ukrainian military conducted counter-sniper operations, preventing fire activity.

The most active armed hostilities took place near Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol). Militants used 122mm artillery and 82mm mortars.

One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in fighting in last day. He was promptly delivered to hospital.

No casualties have been reported on June 2 so far.


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