Militants in Donbas continue breaking armistice

The separatists 40 times fired the positions of Ukrainian soldiers.

27 September 2016 13:59

Over the past day, Russian occupation forces 40 times fired the positions of the Ukrainian defenders, the press center of the ATO headquarters reported on Facebook.

10 times the militants opened fired in the direction of the city of Luhansk. They also carried out armed provocations firing rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns and small arms not far from the villages of Novoaleksandrovka, Novozvanovka and Stanitsa Luganskaya.

18 violations of the ceasefire have been recorded on the way to the city of Mariupol. The militants fired small arms and rocket-propelled not far from the settlements of Marinka, Starognatovka, Shirokino and Pavlopolye. In addition, the town of Marinka was attacked by a sniper, while the town of Starognatovke was shelled from infantry fighting vehicles, the report says.

12 attacks were recorded outside the city of Doetsk. The invaders used 82 and 120 mm mortars to shell the village of Zaytsevo and 120 mm mortar – Nizhneye Lozovoye. The militants also fired small arms and machine guns on the settlements of Verhnetoretskoe, Zaitsevo, Avdeevka and Nizhneye Lozovoye, as well as used BMP to shell Zaitsevo and Nizhneye Lozovoye.

According to the ATO headquarters, in spite of these provocations, the Armed Forces of Ukraine unswervingly adhere to the Minsk agreements.

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