Donbas: Russian mercenaries boost use of Minsk-banned weapons

Source : 112 Ukraine

That included 120 mm mortars and anti-tank missile launchers
11:42, 5 June 2020

On June 4, illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation breached the ceasefire in Donbas 14 times. The Ukrainian troops observed an extensive use of Minsk-banned weapons. This was mentioned in the message of Ukraine's Defense Ministry. 

The enemy used 120 mm mortars and anti-tank missile launchers, as well as grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Ceasefire violations took place in Krasnohorivka, Bohdanivka, Chermalyk, Pavlopil, Avdiivka, Kamyanka (Donetsk region), Novoluhanske, Orikhove and Novhorodske (Luhansk region). 

None of Ukrainian military staff sustained any injuries in these attacks.

131 staff members of Ukraine's Armed Forces have got infected with coronavirus since the disease reached the country. The Command of Medical Forces of the Ukrainian military reported that on June 4. Four people have died since the beginning of the epidemic. 128 workers managed to recover. On June 3, ten new cases were confirmed. As of June 4, 500 people remain in isolation. Over the next three days, 76 are supposed to leave the isolation area.

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