Ukraine reports 14 enemy attacks in Donbas warzone since Wednesday midnight
Russian-led forces have mounted 14 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas since Wednesday midnight.
"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated the ceasefire 14 times since the beginning of the current day, October 16. The enemy shelled positions of Joint Forces units, using 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreements, as well as an anti-aircraft gun, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an evening update posted on Facebook.
In the area of responsibility of the Skhid [East] operational-tactical grouping, the enemy fired 10 times at the positions of the Joint Forces near the town of Avdiyivka (three attacks), as well as outside the villages of Vodiane, Lebedynske, and Pisky (two attacks each), and near the village of Novomykhailivka.
Another four attacks were reported in the Pivnich (North) sector near the town of Zolote, and outside the villages of Zaitseve, Luhanske, and Novozvanivka.
According to the update, there have been no casualties among the Ukrainian military since Wednesday midnight.
"The units of the Joint Forces adhere to the ceasefire and are ready for any insidious and provocative actions of the enemy," reads the report.