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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 05:11 GMT

Ukraine - Occupiers fire 82mm mortars near Pivdenne and Shumy


(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Over the past day, November 30, Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine four times, including two attacks with the use of the weapons banned under the Minsk agreements.

“Towards New York (35km north of Donetsk), the enemy opened fire from tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns, grenade machine guns, and heavy machine guns.

Outside Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk), the enemy launched two attacks, using 82mm mortars, tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns, heavy machine guns, and other small arms.

Towards Shumy (41km north of Donetsk), Russian mercenaries fired 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns, and other small arms.” the press center of the JFO Headquarters posted on Facebook.

Ukrainian troops suffered no losses.

Without resorting to weapons prohibited under the Minsk agreements, Ukrainian defenders returned fire and forced the enemy to stop attacks.

As of 07:00, November 30, no ceasefire violations were recorded.

Joint Forces members control the situation and continue to repel and deter the armed aggression of the Russian Federation.

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