Day in Donbas: Militants fired Ukrainian positions three times

 Enemy intensified in Donetsk direction
15:09, 17 November 2019

112 Agency

November 17, Russian-backed militants carried out three armed provocations in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area. The press-office of the Ministry of Defense stated it.

According to the report, illegal armed groups have conducted three attacks in the Donetsk direction.

“Hostile shelling near Novomikhalivka began at 7 a.m. and lasted for 40 minutes; militants used easel anti-tank and grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms,” the message reads.

Militants used easel anti-tank grenade launchers to target Ukrainian forces near Lebedynske.

Related: Authorities of occupied Donbas should be dismantled before Ukrainian elections, - U.S. mission in OSCE

The Ukrainian positions in the Krasnohorivsky district were also shelled.

As we reported, November 16, Donbas militants 15 times violated the ceasefire. One Ukrainian soldier died as a result of the attacks.

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