Seven ceasefire violations recorded in eastern Ukraine, one soldier wounded

Seven ceasefire violations recorded in eastern Ukraine, one soldier wounded

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Over the past day, April 9, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine seven times, including six attacks on the positions of Ukrainian defenders and one remote mining with POM-2 mines.

“In particular, in the area of responsibility of the operational and tactical group "East", the enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and small arms near Pisky (11km north-west of Donetsk) and Vodiane in the Sea of Azov area. The invaders also fired automatic easel grenade launchers outside Starohnativka (51km south of Donetsk)," the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In the area of responsibility of the operational and tactical group “North”, Russian occupiers opened fire from automatic easel grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk).

One serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine received a shrapnel wound and was promptly taken to a medical facility.

The enemy used hand-held antitank grenade launchers to deliver POM-2 mines towards the village of Zaitseve (62km north-east of Donetsk).

The Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Center (JCCC) informed the OSCE SMM about the violations committed by the armed formations of the Russian Federation.

As of 07:00 on April 10, one ceasefire violation was recorded. In particular, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from small arms, hand-held antitank and under-barrel grenade launchers in the area of Mayorske (45km north of Donetsk). No losses have been reported.

Ukrainian military continue to control the situation in the JFO area and adhere to the ceasefire.

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