Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 32 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 32 times in last day

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Militants launched 32 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

“Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire regime 32 times, using heavy weapons four times,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports as of 07:00, June 28.

In Luhansk direction, militants used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), small arms – outside Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk).

In Donetsk direction, terrorists scaled up their activities and used mainly grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, in some cases – infantry fighting vehicles. Defenders of Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) and Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk) came under enemy fire.

The tensest situation was observed in Mariupol direction, where militants opened fire from 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, small arms and anti-tank guided missiles on Ukrainian troops outside Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol), Starohnativka (52km south of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Bohdanivka (41km south-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).

Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and three more soldiers were wounded.

According to the intelligence, ten militants were killed and another seven were wounded in last day.

Today, Russian-occupation troops have already launched seven attacks on Ukrainian troops.

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