Ceasefire continues being broken in Donbas

15:01, 24 January 2016
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Low-intensity fighting continues along the whole front line in Donetsk direction, except near the Svitlodarsk arc, while in Luhansk direction, the situation remains calm, according to Presidential Administration's Press Secretary on Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk.

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"Low-intensity fighting continues along the whole front line in Donetsk direction, except near the Svitlodarsk arc. Heavy weapons have not been used, and most of the attacks are recorded in the area of Donetsk airport," Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv.

According to him, Ukrainian troops came under sniper fire in Opytne and Zaitseve, and in Mariupol direction militants were conducting aimed fire. There have been no reports of civilian casualties.

Motuzianyk also reported militants had carried out powerful attacks using mortars on the ATO forces in Starohnativka. Ceasefire was also broken in Shyrokyne.

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