Militants violated ceasefire regime 37 times over past day

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal armed groups continue to violate Minsk agreement
08:08, 2 April 2017

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Despite the reached agreement by Trilateral Contact Group to cease fire starting from April 1 along delimitation line, Russia-backed occupation forces conducted provocative shelling of Ukrainian Armed Forces. Enemy violated ceasefire regime 37 times over past day in Donbas. Four Ukrainian soldiers got wounded. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

Most of the attacks were recorded in Mariupol direction. Enemy fired 82 mm mortar at strongholds in Berezove. IFV weaponry and small arms were used near Shyrokyne. Russia-backed terrorist groups used anti-tank missile complex, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack Vodiane. Positions near Berezove, Pavlopil and Hnutove were attacked with heavy machine guns.

In Donetsk direction, enemy fired 120 and 82 mm mortars, IFV weaponry and small arms at strongholds near Luhanske. 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns were shot at Avdiivka. Militants were firing grenade launchers at positions near Verkhnyotoretske, heavy machine guns at Kamianka. Enemy snipers were active near Avdiivka, Verkhnyotoretske and Mayorsk, Ukrainian positions near Troitske were attacked with small arms.

In Luhansk direction, the enemy was less active. Sniper attacked positions near Stanytsia Luhanska. Despite armed provocations by the enemy, Ukrainian servicemen were strictly adhering to ceasefire and did not return fire.

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