Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 29 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 29 times in last day

Militants launched 29 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

 “Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire regime 29 times, using artillery and mortars three times,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

The armed hostilities took place near Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk) in Luhansk direction, outside Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk) in Horlivka direction and in the area of Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk) and Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) in Donetsk direction.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, namely near Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol) and Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol).

One Ukrainian serviceman sustained shrapnel wounds in last day. According to the intelligence, three militants were killed and three more were wounded.


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