Invaders violate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine eight times. Three soldiers wounded

Invaders violate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine eight times. Three soldiers wounded

Ukrinform
Over the past day, May 21, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine eight times.

"In particular, the Russian occupation forces fired 122mm artillery, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms at Ukrainian positions near Katerynivka (64km west of Luhansk); 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and heavy machine guns – in the suburbs of Vodiane (94km south of Donetsk); 82mm mortars – outside Novoselivka (16km west of Luhansk) and Pisky (11km north-west of Donetsk); grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns – near Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk); small arms – outside Hnutove (20km north-east of Mariupol)," the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

As a result of the enemy shelling, two servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were wounded and another one was injured. The soldiers were promptly given first aid and evacuated to a medical facility. Their health condition is satisfactory.

As of 07:00 on May 22, two ceasefire violations were recorded. In particular, the enemy opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns near Pisky; grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms – outside Prychepylivka (50km north-west of Luhansk).

Ukrainian soldiers returned fire in response to the enemy's shelling.

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.

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