Since the beginning of the day on August 24, the militants have violated the ceasefire in Donbas 18 times, using weapons banned by Minsk agreements. As a result of the shelling, one soldier was killed and two others were wounded, the press center of the JFO headquarters reported on the Facebook page.
"The enemy fired a target fire from mortars of 120 and 82 mm caliber, weapons of the IFV, various types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. The positions of the Joint forces in the areas of Krymske, Pivdenne, Avdiivka, Nevelske, Krasnogovoriy, Hnutove, Pavlopil, Shirokine were attacked, one serviceman was killed and two were wounded, "the report says.
The headquarters noted that in the event of a threat to the lives of military personnel, the commanders decided to fire on the enemy in order to force them to stop the firing.
In addition, on Friday morning illegal armed formations fired from 152 mm artillery shells. As a result of the shelling, a 35-year-old local resident was killed. Also, three houses and a local school were damaged.
In general, the situation in the area of the Joint forces operation remains controlled.
Earlier we reported that militants shelled Vrubivka village in Luhansk from the artillery. As a result of the shelling, one Ukrainian civilian died. Yuriy Harbuz, Head of the Luhansk Civil-Military Administration claimed this on Facebook.
'As a result of the artillery shelling of the Vrubivka village in Popasna District by the Russian-occupation forces, one civilian died. It happened at about 5 a.m. The shell hit the house, where the family of the dead was living. A man born in 1983 died from wounds. His wife and two children left without him,' Harbuz claimed.