REUTERS

Over the past day, October 28, Russian occupation forces kept shelling positions of Ukrainian troops with the use of weapons proscribed by the Minsk agreements.

Sixteen ceasefire violations were recorded over the past day, that's according to the Joint Forces Operation HQ press center.

The enemy fired at the JF positions from 82 mm mortars, banned by the Minsk protocol, as well as weapons installed on IFVs, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

In the area of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] tactical grouping, the enemy opened fire eight times: twice near Nevelske, using heavy machine guns and other small arms; twice near Hnutove — from 82 mm mortars, arms installed on IFVs, and heavy machine guns; near Vodiane and Krasnohorivka – from automatic grenade launchers and small arms; near Maryinka – from small arms; and near Pyshchevyk – from heavy machine guns.

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The Pivnich [North] tactical grouping says the enemy fired eight times: five times near Zolote-4 (outside the disengagement zone) – from automatic grenade launchers, RPG grenade launchers, and small arms, including heavy machine guns; near Luhanske – from an AGS; near Popasna – from small arms; and outside Travneve – from automatic grenade launchers and small arms.

No casualties have been reported among the Ukrainian military over the past day.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on Sunday, Oct 27, the enemy 13 times violated the ceasefire.