Russia-led forces mount six attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas on Orthodox Easter
Russia-led forces mounted six attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Orthodox Easter on April 19, despite ceasefire agreements.
"The enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as from grenade launchers of various systems, sniper rifles, and small arms," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said in a statement on Facebook on Monday morning.
Hot spots were the villages of Pisky, Shyrokyne, Luhanske, as well as the town of Maryinka.
No Ukrainian army casualties have been reported.
"There were no casualties among Ukrainian troops amid shelling by the armed forces of the Russian Federation over the past 24 hours," the JFO HQ said. "The Joint Forces resolutely responded to all the acts of provocation staged by the enemy."
According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, two enemy troops were killed and another two were wounded on April 19.
From 00:00 to 07:00 Kyiv time on April 20, the Russian occupation forces have been inactive. No losses among Ukrainian troops were reported.
No coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Ukraine's Joint Forces.
"The situation in the JFO zone remains under control," the HQ said.