OSCE recorded 19 ceasefire violations in Donbas over weekend

OSCE recorded 19 ceasefire violations in Donbas over weekend

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The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) recorded 13 ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and six more in Luhansk region between the evenings of 26 and 28 February.

The OSCE SMM said this in a report issued on 1 March, based on information from the monitoring teams received as of 19:30 on 28 February 2021, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

In Donetsk region, between the evenings of 26 and 28 February, the SMM recorded 13 ceasefire violations, including eight undetermined explosions, the majority of which occurred north of Shyrokyne (government-controlled, 100km south of Donetsk) and in areas east and south of the disengagement area near Petrivske (non-government-controlled, 41km south of Donetsk).

In Luhansk region, between the evenings of 26 and 28 February, the SMM recorded six ceasefire violations, all explosions (one airburst and five undetermined), all of which occurred at north-easterly and south-westerly directions of the disengagement area near Zolote (government-controlled, 60km west of Luhansk).

Following agreement reached at the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on 22 July 2020 regarding additional measures to strengthen the ceasefire, from 00:01 on 27 July 2020 until the end of the reporting period, the SMM has so far recorded at least 10,918 ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions (including 3,613 explosions, 1,242 projectiles in flight, 106 muzzle flashes, 62 illumination flares and at least 5,895 bursts and shots).

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