KYIV (QHA) -

In the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in the east of Ukraine, militants fired the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine using mortars and tanks, which had to be withdrawn from the collision line, press office of the ATO military command reported on Facebook.

“Russian-occupation troops continue shelling the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, using mortars of various calibers and tanks, which had to be removed long ago from the contact line to the specified distances. The enemy violates the ceasefire actively with the nightfall,” says the message.

Militants used mortars of 82-millimeter caliber on the Luhansk direction and grenade launchers and small arms near Luhanske settlement. Infantry weapons were used near Lobacheve and Stanytsia Luhanska.

On the Donetsk direction, the settlements of Vodiane, Starohnativka, Priazovye were under fire.

In Shyrokyne, the militants used a tank, and grenade launchers as well as small arms near Hnutove and Avdiivka.

In general, 27 violations of the ceasefire by militants were recorded over the past day (December 6).  No Ukrainian defender suffered as a result of the shelling.

Earlier, Viktor Matyukhin, the trooper of the Right Sector, Ukrainian volunteer corps named “Kazakh” was killed as a result of shelling in the ATO zone.

QHA