OSCE recorded about 400 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine over weekend

OSCE recorded about 400 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine over weekend

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The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) recorded 335 ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and 56 in Luhansk region between the evenings of 9 and 11 July, according to an OSCE SMM report.

"In Donetsk region, between the evenings of 9 and 11 July, the SMM recorded 335 ceasefire violations, including 28 explosions (two airbursts, nine impacts, and 17 undetermined)," the report reads.

The majority of ceasefire violations occurred during the night of 9-10 July in areas east of Maiorsk (government-controlled, 45km north-east of Donetsk).

In Luhansk region, between the evenings of 9 and 11 July, the SMM recorded 56 ceasefire violations, including 25 undetermined explosions.

The majority of ceasefire violations occurred during the night of 9-10 July and during the day of 10 July in areas close to 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 recorded at least 42,806 ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions (including 13,063 explosions, 6,888 projectiles in flight, 242 muzzle flashes, 135 illumination flares and at least 22,478 bursts and shots).

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