Militants violate truce 15 times in Donbas using small arms, grenade launchers

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were casualties among Ukrainian soldiers over the past day and night
08:08, 28 September 2017

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Illegal armed groups violated the truce 15 times during the past day, and Ukrainian Army responded 9 times with fire. There were no losses among the armed forces personnel due hostilities, the press center of Ukraine’s Army HQ reported in Facebook.

In general, the intensity of the shelling of positions of Ukrainian forces from the enemy's side has somewhat decreased. After 18:00, the enemy did not use mortars and other heavy weapons, but there were no full compliance with the silence regime.

On Wednesday evening, members of illegal armed groups continued to shell the defenders of Avdiivka. But, now using only small arms. In addition, in Donetsk area, enemy grenade launchers of various types were used near Pisky, and large-caliber machine guns - on the approaches to Nevelske.

Related: Donbas: Militants violate ceasefire 15 times

In the Mariupol area, militants fired at night Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne and Talakivka.

In Luhansk area Ukrainian positions in Lobacheve area and Stanytsia Luhanska were under the grenade launcher fire of the enemy in the evening. And the facts of the use of small arms by militants were recorded near Krymske.

As it was reported earlier the situation in Donbas conflict zone remains tense. The Russia-backed militants were actively using arms, caliber of which exceeds 100 mm.

Related: Defense Ministers of Canada and Ukraine discuss introduction of UN peacekeepers in Donbas

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