Day in Donbas: Three ceasefire violations, no casualties among Ukrainian forces

Source : 112 Ukraine

82 mm mines hit the vicinities of Vodyane
11:32, 23 March 2020

On March 22, Russian mercenaries landed three attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in Donbas. The enemy used mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms. The press office of Ukraine's Defence Ministry reported that on Monday.

All ceasefire violations were observed in Donetsk region. 82 mm mines hit the vicinities of Vodyane. In Pavlopol, pro-Kremlin armed gangs fired from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. In Berezove, they opened fire from the mounted anti-tank grenade launcher and a heavy machine gun.

No casualties were observed among Ukrainian forces.

Related: Ukrainian positions in Donbas attacked five times, no casualties reported

Earlier, a 35-year-old Sergeant of the Joint Forces passed away after a sniper shot in Donbas on March 19. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Facebook

"Armed formations of the Russian Federation once again breached the ceasefire and attacked the emplacements of the Joint Forces. Unfortunately, today, March 19, Ukraine lost another courageous defender. A military serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine deceased from enemy sniper fire at a position in Luhansk region", the message said. 

The tragedy took place near Popasna, Luhansk region. The Ukrainian Sergeant was 35 years old. He served with military unit No.0409.

Related: Donbas: Ukrainian Sergeant killed by pro-Russian sniper

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