Russian mercenaries observe ceasefire since midnight August 16

Source : 112 Ukraine

Over the past 24 hours, the enemy attacked Ukrainian positions 12 times
09:33, 16 August 2019


As of 9 a.m. August 16, it's been silent in the combat zone in eastern Ukraine. The Defense Ministry reported that on Friday morning, stressing that the ceasefire has been observed since midnight.

On August 15, Russian armed occupants opened fire on emplacements of the Ukrainian military 12 times. They used grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. 

Most of the attacks occurred in Donetsk region. Anti-tank grenade launcher fire was reported in Hnutove; in Pavlopol, the mercenaries opened fire from heavy machine guns and grenade launchers. More skirmishes took place in Pishchevik, Vodyane, Opytne, Lebedynske and Avdiivka.

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In Luhansk region, the enemy attacked Ukrainian positions in Pivdenne and Novoluhanske.

Ukrainian forces in the combat zone took no casualties during the mentioned period.

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