Since the beginning of Friday, August 30, Russian occupants opened fire 6 times in the Joint Forces Operation area using mortars, machine guns and sniper weaponry. HQ of the Joint Forces reported that on its Facebook page.
"The enemy attacked Ukrainian position 5 times in Donetsk region. Pro-Russian occupants fired from the prohibited by Minsk agreements 120 and 82 mm mortars, sniper weapons and small arms in the direction of Vodiane. The mercenaries used heavy machine guns to attack Novotroitske. Russian occupants also shelled the positions of the Ukrainian Army in Luhansk region. The armed invaders were shelling Novoluhanske using grenade launchers of various systems," says the message.
One soldier has died during the implementation of combat duties.
Earlier, on August 29, Russian armed mercenaries shelled Ukrainian military emplacements nine times.
No banned weaponry was used since the beginning of the day. There has been no information on any casualties among the Ukrainian troops over the day.