OSCE mission comes under militant fire near Toretsk
Observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine came under militant fire near the town of Toretsk, Donetsk region, today, May 29.
"Today, on May 29, the enemy once again grossly violated international agreements by opening fire on representatives of the OSCE SMM to Ukraine," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) wrote on Facebook.
Read alsoOSCE SMM reports undetermined explosion close to its patrols in Luhansk regionAs OSCE monitors were launching an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) near the village of Nelipivka, near Toretsk, to carry out aerial observation in the area, at about 11:35, "a mine blew up at a 250m distance from the OSCE vehicle," the report says.
According to preliminary information, there were no casualties in the blast. It has also been established that the shelling came from residential quarters of the occupied town of Horlivka.
The command of the Joint Forces emphasizes the Ukrainian military did not open fire on civilian settlements. The OSCE office was informed of the incident.