In the Joint Forces Operation area in Donbas during the current day, militants violated the ceasefire six times by using mortars, grenade launchers, and armored personnel carriers. As a result of the shelling, no casualties among the Ukrainian forces were reported, the Joint Forces Operation press center stated.
"In the Donetsk area, near Maryinka, the enemy opened fire twice with the grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns. And near Talakivka, also from 120-caliber mortars. Near the Hnutovo, militants used hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms. Next to Novoluhanske, in the Luhansk area, the aggressor fired at our defenders with BMP weapons and automatic easel grenade launchers,” the report said.
For the current day, losses in the ranks of the Joint Forces due to enemy shelling are not.
As we reported before, Prosecution authorities of Donetsk region began the pre-trial investigation on the fact of the murder of Ukrainian combat medic in Donbas.
On July 13, commander of the reconnaissance force of the Ukrainian military stepped on an explosive device not far from Zaitseve, Luhansk region. The Ukrainian side agreed with the militants to observe the ceasefire for the period that is necessary to evacuate the body of the deceased soldiers. However, the enemy opened fire in this area, using heavy machine guns. This resulted in the medic's death.