Russian militants destroy two living houses in Pivdenne, Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

82 and 120 mines hit the area; the Ukrainian forces did not return fire to avoid casualties among the civilians
23:58, 15 November 2018

Joint Forces Operation Facebook

On November 15, Russian occupant forces opened fire in Donbas combat area eight times. During the attacks, they destroyed two living houses in the town of Pivdenne, Donetsk region. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that the enemy used Minsk-banned weapons in four cases.

In the night time, occupants fired 82 and 120 mm mortars in Shumy and Pivdenne. 

'No casualties were among the Joint Forces and the civilians during these attacks; however, two living houses in Pivdenne were completely destroyed. As usual, the occupants placed their firing positions among the residential quarters in Horlivka. The Joint Forces did not return fire on the inhabited localities, but the use of banned weapons under the cover of civilians was duly documented; all case materials were handed over to the international organizations, which conduct the judicial activities concerning the war crimes', reads the message on the Facebook page. 

The enemy twice opened fire from RPGs, heavy machineguns, IFV guns, and small arms. 82 mm mortars were used, too.

Russian mercenaries also attacked Stanytsia Luhanska, Malynove, and Avdiivka.

One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action over the mentioned period.

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