Russian-led forces mount eight attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas since Monday midnight

20:45, 30 September 2019
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated the ceasefire eight times since the beginning of the current day, September 28. The enemy shelled positions of Joint Forces units, using 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreements, as well as cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, and small arms," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an evening update posted on Facebook.

Five of the attacks were reported in the Skhid (East) sector: two attacks near the village of Vodiane (82mm mortars, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun and small arms); two attacks outside the villages of Novotroyitske and Opytne each (small arms); and one attack near the village of Novomykhailivka (grenade launchers of various systems and small arms).

Three attacks were recorded in the Pivnich (North) sector: one attack near the village of Zaitseve (an 82mm mortar and small arms); another attack outside the village of Shumy (an 82mm mortar and an automatic grenade launcher); and one attack near the village of Novozvanivka (a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun).

According to the update, there have been no casualties among the Ukrainian military since Monday midnight.

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