Since Thursday morning, Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions 32 times.
According to the HQ of the counter-terrorism operation in Donbas, the enemy used IFVs, mortars, RPGs, heavy machineguns and small arms. 82 mm mines hit the emplacements near Shyrokyne; RPG and small arms fire was observed near Avdiivka, Vodyanem, Hnutove, Pskiy, Opytne, Novotroitske and Pishchevik. Hostile IFVs opened fire in Hnutove, Talakivka and Pishchevik (Donetsk region).
In Luhansk region, hostile troops opened fire from heavy machineguns. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action; he was taken to a hospital.
Earlier, the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on settlement of the situation in Donbas has agreed on a complete ceasefire on the line of demarcation in the conflict zone for the time of Easter holidays starting on March 30. This was stated by the TCG on the OSCE website.
“The Trilateral Contact Group, with the participation of the representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, acknowledging the positive impact of the recommitment to ceasefire re-affirm their full commitment to a comprehensive, sustainable and unlimited ceasefire, starting from 30 March 2018 at 00 hrs. 01 min. (Kyiv time)," the statement said.