Militants started to shell positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces near Lebedynske of Donetsk region from grenade launchers on December 12 at 7.30 a.m. Colonel Dmytro Hutsuliak reported this at the briefing of the Defense Ministry, as the ministry’s website stated.
From Sakhanka direction, the occupants used anti-tank and grenade machine guns, small arms. Ukraine’s Armed Forces used heavy machine guns and small arms in response and forced the occupants to stop shelling for 25 minutes.
There were no casualties among Ukrainian soldiers in the morning on December 13.
As it was reported earlier, mercenaries opened fire on Ukrainian positions five times on December 12, violating the ceasefire regime in Donbas, no losses were reported.