Over the last day, Russia-backed militants made five precision attacks upon the Ukrainian troops’ positions. Ukrainian troops returned fire twice using the weapons not proscribed under the Minsk agreements.
“The enemy fired a total of thirty 82-mm and 120-mm mortar rounds,” reported Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman on ATO Colonel Dmytro Hutsulyak at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
In Luhansk sector, Russian proxies violated the ceasefire four times. Militants attacked Ukrainian strongholds near Luhanske twice using 82-mm and 120-mm mortars, used an antitank grenade launcher and a heavy machine gun as well. The enemy made two more attacks involving small arms and grenade launchers near Krymske and Novoluhanske.
In Donetsk sector, Russia-backed militants shelled Ukrainian troops’ positions near Pavlopil with 82-mm and 120-mm mortars.
Fortunately, Ukrainian troops incurred no casualties over the last day.