Donbas: Mortar fire in Donetsk region
11 breaches of ceasefire and no artillery use reported
Russia-backed militants continue to violate Minsk agreements and the ceasefire regime. In particular, they fired at Ukrainian outposts near Shyrokyne and Novotroitske, using RPGs and machineguns. Talakivka and Vodyane, near Mariupol, were shelled from 120 and 82 mm mortars. In Verkhnyotoretske and Avdiivka, the enemy used heavy machineguns and automatic grenade launchers.
An enemy sniper opened fire at Ukrainian emplacement in Maryinka.
In Luhansk region, the mercenaries mostly fired from machineguns, small arms and an automatic grenade launcher. The attacks took place in Novozvanivka and Novoolexandrivka.
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Donbas conflict: 18 attacks reported 17 October, 23:58
43 ceasefire violations in Donbas reported 16 October, 12:06
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