Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 38 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 38 times in last day

Militants launched 38 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day.

This is reported by the press center of the JFO Headquarters as of 7:00, June 9.

“Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire regime 38 times, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements nine times,” the report reads.

The tensest situation was observed in Luhansk direction, where the active armed hostilities continued near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk) and Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk). Militants used small arms, grenade launchers, 120mm and 82mm mortars to oust Ukrainian units from their firing positions. Three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded.

In Mariupol direction, the Russian-backed militants opened fire from 120mm mortars outside Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). One soldier of the joint forces was wounded in shelling.

The enemy sniper fire was recorded near Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk).

Two more Ukrainian servicemen were wounded during the armed hostilities in other directions in last day.

According to the intelligence, tree militants were killed and 16 more were wounded in last day.


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