Ukraine reports three ceasefire violations by Russia-led forces in Donbas on Sunday

09:00, 23 March 2020
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Enemy troops used, among other weapons, 82mm mortars, which are banned under the Minsk peace agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns, and rifles, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on Monday, March 23.

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All attacks were recorded in the Skhid (East) sector, it said. In particular, five 82mm mortar shells were fired to attack Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane. What is more, near the village of Pavlopil the enemy opened fire from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and rifles. In addition, an anti-tank grenade launcher and large-caliber machine guns were used near the village of Berezove.

"Joint Forces units used available weapons to counter the attacks mounted by armed formations of the Russian Federation," the JFO HQ said.

No Ukrainian army casualties were reported on March 22.

From 00:00 to 07:00 on Monday, March 23, there were no enemy attacks.

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