The militants violated ceasefire 26 times in the last 24 hours in Donbas. As a result two Ukrainian servicemen died, another three soldiers are injured. This the press office of Joint Forces Operation (JFO) wrote on its Facebook page.
"As the result of the enemy shelling, two servicemen died and three got wounded," the message reads.
It is noted that the militants used mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, IFV weapons, 122 mm artillery and sniping weapons.
Since the beginning of the day the militants shelled Ukrainian positions 5 times.
"In Donetsk area, the enemy attacked positions of Ukrainian soldiers two times: near Hranitne using small arms; not far from Lebedynske using heavy machine guns and small arms. In Luhansk area the positions of our servicemen were shelled three times: twice near Shchastya using mortars with calibers of 82 mm, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy grande launchers; on the edge of Nyzhnioteple using heavy machine guns," the HQ of JFO notes.