OSCE SMM reports 2,260 ceasefire violations in combat area over past day

21:54, 29 January 2017
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The OSCE Mission has reported 2,260 ceasefire violations in Donbas over the past day, Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug said in an interview with Hromadske TV.

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Since 04:40 a.m., the OSCE SMM has started to observe violations of the ceasefire regime in the triangle formed by Donetsk Airport, Avdiyivka and Yasynuvata. The exchange of fire continues, according to Hug. More than 2,260 violations of the ceasefire have been reported during the day, January 29. In most cases, fire is launched from the types of weapons that are prohibited.

By the evening time, the attacks have become less active, according to the report.

The deputy chief monitor said the OSCE would present its report tomorrow that would include more details, including video footage from cameras that were placed in the area.

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