Day in Donbas: Three attacks, no casualties among Ukrainian troops

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Russian mercenaries used anti-tank grenade launchers to attack Pisky, Opytne
23:52, 8 October 2020

Ceasefire in Donbas

On October 8, pro-Kremlin militants opened fire in Donbas three times; none of Ukrainian servicemen were killed or wounded in action, Joint Forces Operation HQ reports.

"The enemy landed three unadjusted attacks from small arms near Pisky settlement, and near Opytne, he planted mines from afar, using an anti-tank grenade launcher, modified to fire POM-2 mines; they also used the same weapon using conventional ammunition", reads the message.

Enemy provocations did not pose any threat to lives and health of the Ukrainian military; the fighters did not return fire. 

Related: EU allocates 10 million euros to prepare Donbas for winter season

Earlier, we wrote that yhe European Commission provided additional 10 million euros in humanitarian aid to support the most vulnerable people in eastern Ukraine on the eve of the winter season and in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by EU's press service.

"People in eastern Ukraine are preparing to survive the seventh winter while caught up in conflict. The coronavirus pandemic is making the humanitarian situation worse. EU aid will get essential supplies ahead of winter to the most vulnerable families. Ultimately a political solution must be found and international humanitarian law respected by all," the statement said.

Related: Day in Donbas: Militants violated the ceasefire one time

It is noted that additional funding will help the vulnerable population on both sides of the contact line prepare for the upcoming harsh winter and cover their basic needs.

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