Ukraine records 22 ceasefire violations in Donbas over past day – JFO HQ
Russian-led forces have opened fire on the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces 22 times over the past 24 hours, with no casualties recorded among Ukrainian servicemen, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) headquarters has said.
"Russian invaders opened fire on the positions of our troops 22 times, using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements on three occasions. Russian occupation forces fired at the positions of the Joint Forces in the areas of Krymske, Maryinka, Novotroitske, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske, and Shyrokyne," the JFO HQ said in a report on its Facebook page early on Friday.
According to the report, illegal armed groups fired from 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms.
In the Mariupol sector, the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions from 82mm mortars in the vicinity of Lebedynske and Shyrokyne.
In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used a 120mm mortar near Krymske.
In addition, on Thursday morning, illegal armed groups used 122mm artillery near Shyrokyne.
There are no casualties among Joint Forces servicemen and the local population.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, two militants were killed and four others were wounded.
On Friday, the enemy used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to fire four times at the positions of the Joint Forces near Krymske and Vodiane. The Ukrainian army sustained no losses, the headquarters said.