Day in Donbas: Russia-backed militants violated ceasefire regime 17 times, one Ukrainian soldier died

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy fired with infantry fighting vehicle, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms
10:05, 6 April 2019

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The Pro-Kremlin militants violated the ceasefire regime in the Donbas combat zone 17 times over 24 hours, as a result, two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were wounded.  The press service of the HQ (JFO) reports this on Facebook. 

 “On April 5, the enemy violated 17 the ceasefire regime 17 times today. 10 times they fired with the Minsk-banned weaponry, and used shells of 120 mm and 82 mm 59 calibers,” the report said.  

The Russia-backed militants fired at the position of the Joint Forces operation, grenade launchers and small arms. Sniper opened fire three times.

In Donetsk region, the enemy fired 12 times near Pisky, Avdiivka, Pavlopil, Lebedynske, Vodiane, Novotroitske and Mariinka settlement.

Related: Donbas war: One militant taken prisoner

In Luhansk region, the occupants opened fire 5 times near Novoolexandrivka, Novoluhanske, Zolote-4 and Pivdenne villages.

As a result of the sniper attack, one serviceman of the Joint Forces operation died and two more were wounded.

The soldiers of the Joint Forces of operation stopped fie by opening fire as well. The enemy’s casualties have been checking yet.

Earlier, the Russia-backed militants fired at the entry-exit checkpoint Marinka in Donetsk region. As a result of the attack, one worker of Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service was wounded in the Donbas combat zone.

Related: OSCE reports casualties during crossing of demarcation line in Donbas

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