Day in Donbas: Russian occupants perform 17 attacks

Source : 112 Ukraine

The invaders used restricted weapons
23:56, 9 October 2019

Since the beginning of the day, the Russian militaries opened fire in the direction of the positions of the Joint Forces (JFO) 17 times, as the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported. 

In Donetsk region, the ceasefire was violated nine times. The enemy used 82 mm mines, rocket-propelled grenade launchers and small arms to shell the positions of the Ukrainian fighters near Pisky and Lebedynske. Mercenaries of the Russian Federation attacked Pishchevyk with anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms. The illegal armed formations used small arms and anti-tank grenade launchers as well to shell Mykolaivka, Novotroitske, Krasnohorivka and Pavlopil. 

Eight ceasefire violations were recorded in Luhansk region. The members of illegal armed gangs attacked the Ukrainian emplacements near Novoluhanske using the artillery system of 122 mm and 120 mm mortar shells. To open fire in Zolote and Mayorske, the invaders used hand anti-tank grenade launchers, 82 mm mortar shells and small arms. The positions of Ukraine's Army in Krymske were attacked by hand anti-tank grenade launchers. The illegal military formations opened fire near Avdiivka with automatic grenade launchers and small arms. 

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian forces in combat area. 

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