OSCE detects artillery of militants in Luhansk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The mission found out that five tanks (four T-64 and T-72) are still absent, as well as two self-propelled howitzers (2S1 Gvozdika, and 122mm) were located along the withdrawal lines
13:29, 9 December 2018
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The OSCE monitors in Donbas recorded two 2S1 Gvozdika self-propelled howitzers, four D-30 Zhaba howitzers. As the press office of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) reports on Facebook, the artillery was detected near Bile urban-type settlement in Luhansk region. 

"On the same day, the mission found out that five tanks (four T-64 and T-72) are still absent, as well as two self-propelled howitzers were located (2S1 Gvozdika, and 122mm) along the withdrawal lines. However, outside certain storage areas for heavy weapons in areas temporarily beyond the control of the Government of Ukraine," the JFO HQ reported.  

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Earlier, according to the HQ, the situation in the JFO zone was tense but controlled. The militants opened fire 13 times, having performed shelling at the JFO positions near Krymske, Zaitseve, Avdiivka, Vodiane, Pesky, Opytne, Taramchuk, Chermalyk, Bohdanivka, Hnutove, Vodiane, and Pryazovia.  

The enemy was firing grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. Besides, the activity of a sniper was recorded in one of the directions. 

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