Ukraine sends note to OSCE mission over killing of serviceman near Hnutove

Ukraine sends note to OSCE mission over killing of serviceman near Hnutove

The Ukrainian side of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) has sent a note to the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine due to the killing of a Ukrainian Armed Forces serviceman as a result of enemy shelling in Donbas, the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group has reported on Facebook.

On January 21, at about 20:00, a serviceman of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was killed in an enemy attack near Hnutove.

The Ukrainian side of the JCCC launched a coordination mechanism: it introduced a "silence regime," requested a ceasefire, prepared and sent a note to the OSCE SMM.

On January 21, near Hnutove, Russian occupation forces fired at Ukrainian positions from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and a heavy machinegun. The work of the enemy's sniper was recorded in the same area. One Ukrainian defender was killed in enemy shelling.


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