Militants violate truce 13 times in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

No losses among Ukrainian soldiers were recorded
08:06, 26 September 2017

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Illegal armed groups violated the truce 13 times over the past day, and ATO servicemen opened fire 11 times in response. There are no losses among Ukrainian soldiers, reports the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ in Facebook page.

"Over the past day, the situation in the Donbas conflict area remained tense, but controlled by the Ukrainian army. After 18:00, pro-Russian militants were actively shelling our positions in Mariupol and Donetsk areas, "the report said.

In the evening the enemy used large-caliber machine gun on the approaches to Avdiivka and Majorsk. And positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at Zhovanka and Butivka mine were shelled from grenade launchers.

In Mariupol area, illegal armed formations from large-caliber machine guns shelled Ukrainian defenders of Vodyane and Talakivka. And at about 21:00 they released 5 mines of 82-mm caliber near Lebedynske.

Related: Day in Donbas: 9 shelling of militants, Ukrainian soldier wounded

In addition, late at night the militants fired mortar shells of 82-millimeter caliber at the houses of Mariinka residents. Fortunately, there are no casualties among the local population.

As it was reported earlier 3 attacks on Ukrainian Army in Donbas were reported over day. Russia-backed militants mostly used grenade launchers.

Related: 18 attacks on Ukrainian Army in Donbas over 24 hours, one soldier killed

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