KYIV (QHA) -

Over the past day, October 8, three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in the area of the Joined Forces Operation in Donbas, the press center of JFO reported on Facebook.

Militants carries out 36 fire attacks on Ukrainian positions, using weapons that banned by the Minsk agreements in 12 of them.

Ukrainian positions were fired from the armament of armoured personnel carriers, anti-aircraft gun ZU-23-2, grenade launchers, mortars of 120 and 82 mm caliber, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

“The Russian-occupying troops fired at the positions of the Joined Forces in the area of the settlements of the Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Yekaterynivka, Stepne, Troitske, Luhanske, Travneve, Avdiivka, Peski, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Novomykhailivka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske, Shyrokine.”

According to intelligence data, 5 militants were killed during a day, 6 were injured.

Since the beginning of the day, October 9, the terrorists have fired twice fired on the positions of the Joined Forces on the Mariupol direction in the area of settlements Pavlopil and Shyrokine from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

Previously, during the day of October 7, in the zone of the Joined Forces Operation in the Donbas, the Russian occupation forces violated the cease-fire regime 27 times. The militants used weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements in 11 of their attacks. Losses among the Ukrainian forces were not recorded.

On October 2, the Ukrainian military died in the JFO zone. Then, the militants 34 times fired at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, Fiona Frazer, said that since the outbreak of hostilities in the Donbas, 2,725 civilians had been killed. Among the dead were about 140 children.

The Defense Ministry of Ukraine stated that in the JFO zone in the Donbas as of August 1, 2018, 1858 people suffered from mines, of which about 400 people died.

QHA