24 hours in Donbas: Militants use mortars, no casualties reported

Source : 112 Ukraine

The militants violated ceasefire regime 16 times from the beginning of the day
23:55, 15 August 2018

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During the day, from 7 a.m. through 6 p.m. in Donbas, the militants shelled the Ukrainian positions from mortars, no casualties among the Ukrainian servicemen reported. The press office of JFO claimed this on Facebook.

‘The occupants opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at JFO positions in the areas of settlements: Krymske, Novozvanivka, Luhanske, Maiorske, Mariinka, Avdiivka, Novotroitske, Novomykhailivka, Opytne, Chermalyk, Lebedynske, Hruntove and Shyrokyne. Along with this, the enemy shelled two times the defenders of Hruntove from 120mm and 82mm mortars,’ reads the message.

No casualties among the Ukrainian servicemen reported.

As it was reported earlier, JFO HQ would demand closing Maiorske checkpoint due to the constant shelling of the militants.

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