Since the beginning of the day in Donbas, Russian mercenaries have landed three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. A serviceman of Ukraine's government forces deceased in combat. Press office of the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Facebook.
In the area of Novotoshkivske, the occupants opened fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. 122 mm artillery shells hit vicinities of Kamyanka.
In the area of Popasna, the militants opened fore from automatic mounted grenade launchers.
On September 28, at about 17.30, a militant from the so-called "Luhansk People’s Republic" group of Donbas voluntarily surrendered at the position of one of the mechanized brigades of the Joint Forces. This was reported by the press service of the JFO.
“We were just on combat duty and watching out to prevent enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group from passing through. We saw that some unknown person was moving in the direction of our positions. Watching closely, we allowed the person as close as possible. In a few minutes, we realized that this was a combatant with a weapon. When he came close to our observer, we quickly disarmed him and immediately reported to our commander," the Ukrainian army soldiers noted.
Earlier, it became known that Russia will not support the extension of the mandate of the OSCE mission on the border with the temporarily occupied Donbas.