On Oct 25, Russian occupation forces 13 times violated the "silence regime", opening fire on the positions of the Joint Forces units from 82 mm caliber mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

That's according to a morning update published on Facebook by the Joint Forces Operation HQ press service.

In the area of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] tactical grouping, the enemy six times shelled Ukrainian forces: outside Novomykhaylivka, using 82 mm mortars; near Krasnohorivka, using an SPG grenade launcher and heavy machine guns; twice near Vodiane and once outside Avdiyivka, using small arms and anti-tank grenade launchers; near Lebedynsky, using heavy machine guns and other small arms.

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In the area of ​​responsibility of the Pivnich [North] tactical grouping, the enemy resorted to seven attacks: twice near Novozvanivka, using automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns; near Khutir Vilniy, using small arms; outside Luhanske – using SPGs, automatic grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns; near Zolote-4 (outside the disengagement area), using small arms and automatic grenade launchers; near Luhanske, from automatic grenade launchers; in Maisky district, using small arms and anti-tank grenade launchers.

Yesterday, Oct 25, three Ukrainian troops were injured in enemy attacks: one – as a result of the shelling, and another two – on a booby trap, which the enemy set while retreating from certain positions.

From day-start on Saturday, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire twice.