OSCE: Record number of attacks reported in Donbas since autumn 2015

Source : 112 Ukraine

Over 700 attacks reported from weapons considered withdrawn
14:57, 8 April 2016

OSCE Special Monitoring Mission reports considerable increase in ceasefire violations in Donetsk region in Donbas, informed Deputy Head of OSCE SMM Alexander Hug.

Over 700 attacks from mortars and heavy artillery, which are considered to be withdrawn, were reported last week. “This is the highest number of attacks since autumn 2015”, - Hug said.

In Donetsk region, Avdiivka and Yasynovata are considered the hottest spots of military activity. “400 explosions were reported on Monday, 260 of them happened within 30 minutes. Numerous explosions have been reported near Donetsk airport and Svetlodarsk”, - Hug said.

OSCE SMM constantly reports ceasefire violations in the north-east from Mariupol. Explosions and shelling have been registered near Kominternovo and Vodyane.

Related: Hug: Citizens of Novooleksandrivka in Donbas live without electricity for over 20 months

Related: OSCE monitoring mission in Donbas increased to 679 members, - Hug

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