Invaders violate ceasefire in Donbas five times

Invaders violate ceasefire in Donbas five times

On January 29, five ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.

“In the area of responsibility of the operational and tactical group ‘East’, the armed formations of the Russian Federation used a UAV of the "quadcopter" type and dropped two VOG-17 grenades on the positions of the Joint Forces near Vodiane in the Sea of Azov area. As a result, two Ukrainian servicemen sustained shrapnel wounds. They were promptly taken to a hospital, where they received medical treatment,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters informs.

Also, the Russian-occupation forces opened fire from a grenade launcher and small arms on Ukrainian positions near Opytne (12km north-west of Donetsk); and an under-barrel and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers – outside Avdiivka (17km north of Donetsk).

At the same time, the ceasefire was observed in the area of responsibility of the operational and tactical group "North".

Today, January 30, no ceasefire violations have been recorded along the entire contact line.

As reported, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) recorded 474 ceasefire violations in Donetsk region yesterday.


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