Ukrainian positions in Donbas attacked five times, no casualties reported

Source : 112 Ukraine

The invaders used weapons of prohibited calibers
15:24, 19 March 2020

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Since the beginning of the current day, militants violated the ceasefire in Donbas five times: they used weapons that are prohibited by the Minsk agreements. The press service of the Ministry of Defense reported about it.

Thus, militants attacked positions of Ukraine’s Armed Forces with the hand anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, mortars of 120-mm and 82-mm caliber, the armament of the BMP and small arms.

One shelling was carried out in the Luhansk region, four – in the Donetsk.

There are no casualties reported.

Related: EU to allocate extra 2 million euros for projects for Donbas civilians

The European Union intends to allocate extra 2 million euros for the implementation of the projects for support of the civilian population in the Donbas Conflict zone.

As we reported earlier, The so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) made a decision to close the checkpoints at the contact line in Donbas from March 21, as the leader of the militants Denys Pushilin stated.

Pushilin also noted that people, who returned to DPR until March 21, would stay under the control of the doctors. 

Related: Day in Donbas: Ten attacks, two Ukrainian servicemen wounded



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