Day in Donbas: Two attacks by pro-Russian militants over the day

Source : 112 Ukraine

No losses among the Ukrainian forces
22:08, 24 March 2019

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March 24, the pro-Russian militants twice opened fire at the positions of the Joint Forces in Donbas conflict zone. This is reported by Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ on Facebook.

Near the Zolote-4 settlement enemy used mortar of 82 mm caliber, and in the vicinity of the Novoluhanske settlement, an 82-mm caliber mortar and small arms were used.

No losses among the troops of the Joint Forces reported over the day.

The units fired by the enemy gave an adequate response from their regular armament. The opponent's losses are being specified.

The situation in the area of Joint Forces operation remains under the control of the Ukrainian military.

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Earlier, a new entry-exit checkpoint Zolote, Luhansk region, was opened at the contact line in the Donbas conflict zone. The State Border Guard Service reported this.

“The entry-exit checkpoint Zolote has started its work at 7:00 AM on March 2019, under the command of the Joint Forces operation Commander. The border guards and other law enforcement officers of the Joint Forces operation are ready to conduct passing operations at the checkpoint,” reads the report.

According to information from the Ukrainian side, representatives of the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" did not give and security guarantees to Ukraine's citizens that wish to pass through Zolote checkpoint. The capacity of Zolote checkpoint is 500 cars per work shift.

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