24 hours in JFO zone: three Ukrainian soldiers die

Source : 112 Ukraine

The militants used Minsk-banned weapons
23:40, 27 June 2018

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The militants violated the ceasefire 12 times over the past 24 hours on June 27. Three Ukrainian soldiers of the Armed Forces died, as a result, one more was injured, as the JFO HQ reported on Facebook.

According to the information, four out of twelve attacks were performed using Minsk-banned weapons.

The militants opened fire from 82-mm mortar launchers near Krymske in Luhansk sector.

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In Donetsk sector, the enemy was firing from small arms near Marinka.

The attacks were performed near Lebedysnke, Vodyane, Hnutove and Talakivka where the enemy’s troops used grenade launchers and small arms.

The militants used 122-mm artillery shells near Bohdanivka.

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“As a result of the enemy’s attacks three Ukrainian military servicemen sustained critical injuries. One more Ukrainian defender was wounded near Vodyane. The casualties among the enemy’s ranks are being determined,” the message says.

It is also noted that the situation in the area remains under the Armed Forces control.

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Earlier, the Trilateral Contact Group agreed on the ceasefire in Donbas since July 1. The Ukrainian side insisted on the fulfillment of the set of Minsk Agreements questions.

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