Donbas conflict: Russian-backed militants violate ceasefire 8 times

Source : 112 Ukraine

No casualties among Ukrainian soldiers are reported
09:18, 18 August 2019


Within 24 hours on August 17, Russian-backed mercenaries violated the ceasefire eight times. There are no injured or dead among Ukrainian servicemen, as the Joint Forces Operation HQ reports.

The enemy attacked with the help of grenade launchers of different systems and small arms.

Joint Forces' positions were shelled by the enemy seven times in the Donetsk region. The militants also attacked Luhansk region once.

Since the beginning of the day, August 18, Russian occupants shelled Ukrainian Army's positions in Donetsk region twice using small arms and hand anti-tank grenade launchers. 

We recall that on August 16 Donbas militants violated the ceasefire 12 times. It is noted that the militants carried out attacks with grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired 9 times at the Joint Forces positions, in the Luhansk sector - 3 times.

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