The pro-Russian militants shelled the positions of the Joint Forces operation in Donbas 25 times, including two uses of the heavy weaponry, during the past 24 hours. Two Ukrainian soldiers died, another two wounded as the press service of the JFO reported on Facebook.
'The activation of the Russian occupation troops took place at the night near Krymske, Novozvanivka, Opytne, Mariinka, Vodiane, Shyrokyne. Totally, the militants violated the ceasefire regime 25 times, including two uses of the mortar launchers. The detachments of the Joint Forces operation hindered the provocative actions of the enemy and responded to it adequately', the message said.
Two soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces died in the result of the attack and another two were wounded.
According to the Ukrainian intelligence, five pro-Russian militants were killed, another three were wounded.
Since the beginning of the day, the militants opened fire five times from 120-mm and 82-mm mortar launchers near Krymske and Novotoshkivske at Luhansk direction.
'The situation is under control of the Joint Force. No casualties among Armed Forces of Ukraine reported since the beginning of June 7'.
As we reported the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the deployment of the UN peacekeepers in Donbas during the phone talk.