Invaders violate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 11 times

Invaders violate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 11 times

Over the past day, May 7, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine 11 times.

"In particular, the Russian occupation forces fired 120mm and 82mm mortars, hand-held antitank grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns at Ukrainian positions near Pisky (11km north-west of Donetsk); 122mm artillery, 120mm mortars, automatic easel grenade launcher, and small arms – outside Shumy (41km north of Donetsk); 120mm mortars – near Novhorodske (35km north of Donetsk); heavy machine guns – not far from Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk) and Nevelske (18km north-west of Donetsk); hand-held antitank grenade launchers – in the area of Avdiivka (17km north of Donetsk); automatic easel and hand-held antitank grenade launchers – outside Novotoshkivske (53km west of Luhansk); under-barrel grenade launchers  – near Vodiane (94km south of Donetsk)," the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In addition, in the area of Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk), the invaders used hand-held antitank grenade launchers to deliver POM-2 mines.

No combat losses among Ukrainian troops were reported over the past day.

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 May 8, two ceasefire violations were recorded. In particular, the enemy opened fire from 122mm artillery and 120mm mortars near Pivdenne, and from small arms – not far from Avdiivka. No combat losses were reported.


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