Holiday truce in Donbas: Silence observed since midnight
After another truce was agreed after midnight March 8, enemy attacks in Donbas stopped, according to the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters.
On March 7, Russian proxy forces 18 times attacked Ukrainian positions, including 14 times using arms proscribed by the Minsk Agreements, the press service says.
"The enemy fired on the positions of our troops from 152mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, launching a total of 119 munitions," reads the report.
Five of our defenders were wounded in the shelling.
According to the intelligence report, four invaders were killed in action and another 13 were wounded, while an enemy infantry fighting machine was destroyed as Ukrainian forces returned fire.
"Joint Forces reliably repel the enemy on the line of contact, while adhering to the terms of the ceasefire," added in the Headquarters.