Day in Donbas: Two ceasefire violations near Novhorodske, Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

No casualties in the ranks of Ukrainian forces
23:58, 8 June 2021

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Since the beginning of the day, June 8, Russian mercenaries have twice breached the ceasefire. Press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on Tuesday.

The enemy opened fire twice in the area of Novhorodske, Donetsk region. They shelled Ukrainian positions from stationary anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

Ukrainian military did not take any casualties during the day.

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The Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Centre informed the OSCE SMM of these two incidents.

On June 5-6, the OSCE SMM observed 148 violations of the ceasefire regime in Donbas. In Donetsk region, the SMM spotted 72 violations of the ceasefire regime, including 41 explosions (40 explosions of undetermined origin and an air blast). In Luhansk region, the SMM spotted 76 violations of the ceasefire regime, including 17 explosions of undetermined origin. 

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