On Sunday, December 24, in the area of Donbas conflict, the militants opened fire on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine two times. This is reported by the press center of the conflict headquarters in Facebook.
"In the suburbs of Avdiivka, the enemy fired more than an hour at our defense fortifications from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Enemy snipers worked in the Verkhnetoretske area, and fired at the strong points of the Ukrainian army," the report said.
The headquarters added that the units of the Armed Forces adhere to the ceasefire regime along the entire line of delineation of the parties.
Earlier it was reported that during the past day militants had violated the truce nine times, as a result of which one Ukrainian soldier was killed, another one was wounded.
We recall that since midnight on December 23, a new, pre-holiday truce entered into forcein the Donbas conflict zone. The parties agreed on it during the meeting of the Tripartite Contact Group in Minsk on December 20. At the same time, the sides reaffirmed their commitment to the Minsk agreements.