Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine eight times in last day

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine eight times in last day

Ukrinform
Militants violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas eight times over the past day. 

“In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, militants used antitank guided missile launchers, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to fire on Ukrainian troops near Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk); grenade launchers and heavy machine guns – near Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol); small arms – outside Opytne (12km north-west of Donetsk) and Nevelske (18km north-west of Donetsk); grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms – near Marinka (23km south-west of Donetsk),” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, Ukrainian strongholds came under heavy machine gun fire in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk). Militants also shelled Ukrainian positions near Zhovte (17km north-west of Luhansk), using automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

One Ukrainian serviceman was killed, another four were wounded in enemy shelling over the past day. One enemy’s BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle was destroyed.

According to the intelligence, four militants were killed and another five were wounded on January 25.

Today, the enemy has not opened fire yet.


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