“In the area of responsibility of the operational and tactical group ‘East’, the armed formations of the Russian Federation fired grenade launchers of different systems and small arms several times near Hnutove (20km north-east of Mariupol) and Talakivka (17km north-east of Mariupol),” the press center of the JFO Headquarters informs.
Outside Trudivske (47km south of Donetsk), the enemy fired several rounds of small arms on Ukrainian positions. As a result, one Ukrainian defender received a gunshot wound. The soldier was immediately taken to a medical facility, where he is receiving the necessary medical care.
In the area of responsibility of the operational and tactical group "North", the Russian occupation forces opened fire from an under-barrel grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms near Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk).
Ukrainian troops fire back in response to the attacks.
The OSCE representatives were informed about all the facts of ceasefire violations through the Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Center (JCCC).
Today, January 16, no ceasefire violations have been recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area.
The situation in the JFO area remains controlled by Ukrainian troops.
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