OSCE monitors report 207 explosions in Donbas on weekends

23:58, 20 August 2018
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"In Donetsk region, between the evenings of August 17 and 18, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations, including, however, a similar number of explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (115 explosions). Between the evenings of August 18 and 19, the SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations, including about 80 explosions, compared with the previous 24 hours," the mission said in a statement.

The violations in Donetsk region were recorded near the Donetsk Water Filtration Station, the villages of Mayorsk and Pyshchevyk, and the towns of Svitlodarsk and Krasnohorivka.

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In Luhansk region, between the evenings of August 17 and 18, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations, including ten explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (no ceasefire violations). Between the evenings of August 18 and 19, the SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations (two explosions), compared with the previous 24 hours.

The violations were recorded in the towns of Popasna and Zolote and the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

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