Ceasefire in Donbas: militants attacked three times, one Ukrainian soldier injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian troops opened fire towards both sectors
20:52, 5 March 2018

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Though the Trilateral Contact Group imposed the ceasefire in Donbas, illegal armed formations did not stop shootings towards the Armed Forces positions. As a result, one Ukrainian soldier was injured. This is reported by the press center of Donbas conflict headquarters on Facebook.

“Militants launched three precision fires on ATO zone defense works,” the message says.

Militants launched fire in Luhansk sector from 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms upon Ukrainian defensive posts near Shchastya. Militants violated ceasefire shooting from 82-mm mortars and heavy machine guns not far from Troitske.

According to the press-office, Russian troops applied grenade launchers and small arms in Novotroitske region.

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As we reported earlier, the ceasefire agreed by the Trilateral Contact Group, which settles the situation in Ukraine took effect on Monday, March 5, at midnight.

Besides the ceasefire, the Trilateral Contact Group stressed the importance of imposing and execution of ceasefire and unconditional application of disciplinary measures towards violators.

Over past 24 hours, Russian troops continued shooting at Ukrainian positions from Minsk-banned weapons. Militants used tank armament in some sectors.

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