Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 24 times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 24 times in last day

Militants launched 24 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

“Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire regime 24 times, using heavy arms two times,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In Luhansk and Horlivka directions, no attacks were recorded.

In Popasna and Svitlodarsk directions, Ukrainian positions came under fire of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

In Donetsk direction, illegal armed groups opened fire 8 times near Marinka, Berezove, Avdiivka and Opytne.

The largest number of attacks was recorded in Mariupol direction, where Russian-backed militants shelled Ukrainian positions 14 times, using grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Also, the enemy for the first time over the past six days used 82-mm mortars, which are prohibited under the Minsk agreements.

According to intelligence data, one Russian-backed soldier was killed and another three were wounded.


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the internet that are open to search systems, hyperlinks to not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. Citing and using materials in ofline-media, mobile apps, SmartTV are allowed only with receipt of a written permission from "". News and publications marked "Advertisement" and articles in the block "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2018 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica
Extended searchHide extended search
By period: