"Donbas silent night": militants don't fire and don't withdraw weapons

Source : 112 Ukraine

OSCE reported about more than 30 explosions in Donetsk airport
10:11, 2 September 2015

donetsk airport

ATO press center informs that Russian-backed militants opened fire against Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Luhansk region. The attack was carried out with the small arms. They violated the truce for six times for the last 24 hours. ATO forces near Opytne, Donetsk region, were shelled with launchers. In general, the night of 1 to 2 September along the entire boundary line went calm.

The ATO spokesperson Yaroslav Chepurny stated that "this ceasefire is rather unprecedented; when there were talks about break in fighting, no one believed they [the militants] could stop fire at least for one day". At the same time, militants are concentrating their heavy weapons near the contact line; they do not reduce the number of troops as well. This information is confirmed by Ukrainian intelligence service and OSCE.

Meanwhile, OSCE does not confirm the ceasefire in the Donbas, with the beginning of the school year, DW. According to Deputy Chief Monitor of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) Alexander Hug, the SMM representatives witnessed more than 30 explosions in the area of the Donetsk airport. He said that the nature of the explosions is unknown, as well as which parties is responsible for it.

Related: Militants concentrate hardware near the contact line - OSCE

Related: No ceasefire violationss in the ATO area for this day

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