24 hours in JFO zone: 26 attacks performed

Source : 112 Ukraine

The so-called "summer ceasefire" which supposed to start on July 1 was violated on the first day
11:11, 1 July 2018

Ukraine's Defense Ministry

Militants opened adjusted fire 26 times over the past 24 hours, four of which from a heavy weapon. One Ukrainian soldier was injured. It was reported on JFO HQ Facebook page.

In Luhansk sector, the situation was intense near Novotoshkivske. The illegal armed formations were shooting from 120-mm and 82-mm mortar launchers, grenade machine guns, heavy machine guns and small arms.

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Russian troops opened fire at the defenders of Pivdenne and Zaitseve in Horlivka sector from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

In Donetsk sector, the Ukrainian positions near Marinka, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Verkhnyotoretske, Pisky, Opytne and Novomykhailivka came under fire.

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The armed formations used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms in Mariupol sector. The Armed Forces positions near Lebedynske, Vodyane, Pavlopil, Chermalyk, Talakivka and Hnutove came under fire.

Despite the decision made by the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk to declare ceasefire along the front line starting from 00:00 July 1, 2018, the militants of the Russian occupation troops opened fire at our positions two times. In Horlivka sector, the enemy shot at our positions from 120-mm mortar launchers near Zaitseve and from heavy machine guns and small arms near Novooleksandrivka in Luhansk sector,” the JFO HQ informs.


According to the Ukrainian intelligence, one Russian armored vehicle was damaged as a result of an explosion, one militant was wounded.

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