On Saturday, December 15, a Ukrainian soldier died from a sniper's bullet, another one was wounded in Donbas conflict zone. This was announced by the Joint Forces Operation HQ press center on Facebook.
“During the current day, the Russian occupant forces violated the ceasefire nine times. Three cases of the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements were reported,” the message said.
In particular, the enemy fired at positions of the joint forces in the area of Vodyane, Hnutove settlements in the Mariupol sector, using mortars. The strongholds of Ukrainian troops near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska in Luhansk region came under fire from grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.
'As a result of hostilities, one of our military men was injured and one more died from the bullet of an enemy sniper,' the headquarters said.
Earlier, Russian occupant forces violated the ceasefire regime in the Joint Forces Operation zone seven times. The press office of the Joint Forces Operation reported this on Facebook.
It is noted that the militants continue using weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreements. In particular, the enemy opened fire from 120mm mortars at the positions of the Joint Forces near Novooleksandrivka in Popasna District.