Russian-led forces mount 14 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas on Wednesday
Illegal armed formations backed by the Russian Federation mounted 14 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, from 07:00 to 18:00 Kyiv time on Wednesday, September 12; no Ukrainian casualties have been reported, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) headquarters has said.
"From 07:00 to 18:00 today, the Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 14 times, using, among others, weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreements (...). There have been no Joint Forces casualties in the past day," the JFO HQ said on Facebook on Wednesday evening.
During the day, the enemy opened aimed fire from cannons of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack JFO positions near the villages of Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Novoluhanske, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynske and the town of Zolote. In addition, Ukrainian positions near Chermalyk came under enemy 82mm mortar fire.
"The situation in the JFO zone remains under control," the press center said.