Militants violate school ceasefire in Donbas, 4 attacks reported

Source : 112 Ukraine

In the morning, the Russian-occupation troops shelled from the prohibited mortars at the Ukrainian positions near Novotoshkivske
14:33, 29 August 2018

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In the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, since the beginning of August 29, the occupants directly attacked the defensive positions of the Joint Forces Operation four times. Dmytro Hutsuliak, the spokesperson of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine claimed this as reported.

Since the midnight the occupants shelled the positions of the Ukrainian soldiers not far from Hnutove from the heavy machine guns. Also, the similar attack was spotted at 3:00 a.m.; it lasted an hour and a half at the direction of Talakivka. About 8:00 a.m. the occupants shelled the Ukrainian defenders near Krymske from the grenade launchers and small arms.

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According to the Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Center, at 09:15 a.m. the Russian-occupant troops opened the fire at the Ukrainian positions not far from Novotoshkivske with the use of the 82-mm mortars, anti-tank and automatic grenade launchers and the small arms.

No casualties reported among the Ukrainian military men since the beginning of August 29.

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Earlier the OSCE SMM reported more than 70 violations of the school ceasefire since the midnight of August 29.

As it was reported, according to the agreement of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk a “school ceasefire” began in Donbas since midnight on August 29.

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