Day in Donbas: Russian mercenaries land 13 attacks on Ukrainian positions

Source : 112 Ukraine

One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action
09:31, 6 April 2020

82 mm mortar mine in the ground, Donbas
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Over the last 24 hours in Donbas, Russian militants breached the ceasefire 13 times. They used weapons of banned calibers, Joint Forces Operation HQ reported.  

Most of the attacks occurred in Donetsk region. In Kamyanka and Avdiivka, the enemy opened fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. 120 mm mines hit Hnutove. Grenade launchers and small arms were used in attacks on Starohnativka. Near Novobohdanivka, the enemy opened fire from small arms, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

In Luhansk region, the Ukrainian military reported two cases of ceasefire violations. 82 mm mines hit Vilny farmstead; in Krymske, militants fired small arms, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

One Ukrainian servicemanwas wounded in combat.

Related: Russia announces failure to set up advisory board on Donbas issues

Earlier, a mortar attack took place in Novotoshkivske, Luhansk region on April 1. One of the mines hit the area next to the local school. Press office of the Ministry for the Temporarily Occupied Territories reported that on April 2.

"According to specifications of Luhansk regional military and civilian administration, one 120 mm shell fell six meters away from five-story building (...)", reads the message. 

The Ministry added that due to the quarantine, the studying process is now being conducted remotely, which is why there were no victims in the incident.

Related: 12 civilians died from mine explosions in Donbas since beginning of 2020, - OSCE

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