OSCE SMM records 10 Grad systems, 43 tanks stationed with violations

OSCE SMM records 10 Grad systems, 43 tanks stationed with violations

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine recorded 10 multiple launch rocket systems, 25 howitzers, 43 tanks and other heavy weapons outside designated storages sites in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

“In violation of withdrawal lines, the Mission observed one anti-tank-gun, three mortars, and ten multiple launch rocket systems, in a residential area, at a compound, and in two training areas near Shymshynivka (27km south-west of Luhansk) and near Miusynsk (62km south-west of Luhansk), in non-government-controlled areas of Luhansk region,” reads the OSCE SMM daily report 17/2022 issued on January 25.

Moreover, beyond withdrawal lines, but outside designated storages sites, the SMM saw two surface-to-air missile systems, 25 howitzers and 43 tanks (nine of which probable), at two compounds and in the aforementioned two training areas, in non-government-controlled areas of Luhansk region.

Over the past day, the OSCE SMM recorded 39 ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and 163 ceasefire violations in Luhansk region.


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