Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 30 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 30 times in last day

Militants launched 30 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

“Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire regime 30 times, using heavy weapons once,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In Luhansk direction, the enemy used grenade launchers and small arms to fire at Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).

In Svitlodarsk direction, Ukrainian positions near Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk) and Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk) came under fire of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

In Horlivka and Donetsk directions, Russian-backed militants shelled Ukrainian positions outside Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk), Novhorodske (34km north of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), Novoselivka Druha (23km north of Donetsk), Novotroitske (32km south of Donetsk) and Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, small arms and IFV weapons. In the area of Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), as a result of sniper fire, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded.

In Mariupol direction, the tense situation was observed in the area of Bohdanivka (41km south-west of Donetsk), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), where the enemy opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms. Terrorists also used anti-tank guided missiles and 82mm mortar to shell Ukrainian positions outside near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).


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