Donbas update: Invaders "break silence" 19 times on Wednesday, sniper fire intensified

09:00, 31 October 2019
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The enemy fired at the positions of the JF units, using 120 mm and 82 mm mortars banned by the Minsk agreements, as well as weapons installed on IFVs, various grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and other small arms, reads the JFO HQ report on Facebook.

Sniper fire has intensified, the Command reports.

In the zone of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] tactical group, the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions six times: near Krasnohorivka – from anti-tank grenade launchers and large machine guns, and five times near Vodiane in the Azov Sea littoral – from grenade launchers of various types, large machine guns, and other small arms.

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In the zone of responsibility of the Pivnich [North] tactical group, Russian occupation forces attacked 13 times: six times near Krymske – from 82 mm mortars and once – shooting from an IFV, as well as from grenade launchers of various types, large machine guns, and other small arms; near Novotoshkivske – from 120 mm mortars; near Zaitseve – from 82 mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers; near Luhanske – from small arms; near Pivdenne – from SPGs, automatic grenade launchers, and large machine guns; in the area of ​​Troyitske – from anti-tank grenade launchers; near Novoluhanske – from automatic grenade launchers and large machine guns; and near Horikhove – from 82 mm mortars.

As UNIAN reported, over the previous day, Oct 29, Russian-backed forces violated the ceasefire nine times.

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