Day in Donbas: Nine attacks by pro-Russian militants

Source : 112 Ukraine

No casualties among the Joint Forces reported
22:00, 4 May 2019

Ministry of Defence of Ukraine

From the beginning of the day, May 4th, the pro-Russian militants violated the ceasefire nine times and used weapons of prohibited calibers in Donbas conflict zone. This is reported by the JFO headquarters.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants fired at Ukrainian positions six times.

Mariinka, Novomykhailivka, Pisky, Talakivka and Lebedynske got under fire from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupants fired at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine three times.

Zaitseve came under fire from 120 caliber mortars, Luhanske - from 82 caliber, and Zolote-4 was shelled from automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
No casualties among the Joint Forces were reported.
Losses of the enemy are being specified.

Related: Ukraine's defense minister surprised at Kolomoysky's statement about Donbas

Earlier Ihor Kolomoysky, the Ukrainian businessman and oligarch said there's a civilian conflict going on in Donbas, and Russia has been supporting one of the sides in it.

When asked about the belligerents in this war, Kolomoysky replied that 'Ukrainians fight against Ukrainians'. 

The Ukrainian oligarch believes if it was not for Russia's support, the conflict would have been settled a long time ago. The businessman is convinced that Russia provoked and organized these hostilities in Ukraine.

Kolomoysky is known for his close business ties with Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelensky.

Related: Russia launches ‘passportization’ in occupied Ukrainian Donbas (Part Two)

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