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 Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

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

“Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire regime 33 times, using 82mm and 120mm mortars fifteen times and 122mm artillery five times,” the report reads.

In Luhansk direction, the armed hostilities took place near Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk) and Orikhove (75km north of Luhansk). The fighting was also ongoing outside Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk) and Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk) in Horlivka direction and near Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) and Bohdanivka (41km south-west of Donetsk) in Donetsk direction. In Mariupol direction, the tense situation was observed outside Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol).

Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and another six were wounded in fighting in last day.


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