OSCE SMM records 366 ceasefire violations in Donbas over weekends

Source : 112 Ukraine

Almost all violations were observed in Donetsk region
11:28, 26 January 2021


On January 22-24, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) recorded 366 violations of the ceasefire in Donbas. Almost all violations took place in the Donetsk region. This is stated in a daily report published by the OSCE SMM.

"The majority of these ceasefire violations were bursts and shots of small-arms, heavy-machine-gun, and 30mm cannon fire recorded on the morning of January 23 close to the disengagement area near Petrivske," the statement said.

Thus, the mission observed only two violations of the ceasefire in Luhansk region.

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It is also known that the militants continue to restrict the mission's freedom of movement.

As we reported earlier, on Monday, January 25, security subgroups of Minsk trilateral contact group held the urgent meeting regarding the recent combat injury of a Ukrainian serviceman in Donbas.

He was wounded in combat during the enemy attack in the area of Zolote, Luhansk region. At this point, his current health condition is stable.

Besides, the enemy used an anti-tank guided missile launcher, hitting a living house on the division line in Donbas. 

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