Donbas militants preparing terrorist acts against OSCE to blame Ukrainian army – ATO HQ
The Russian-backed militants in Donbas in the near future are preparing a series of terrorist acts against OSCE representatives, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
The report notes that the militants are planning terrorist acts in order to later blame the Ukrainian army for this.
In addition, the terrorists continued to attack the Ukrainian positions in the past 24 hours.
Read alsoMonitors analyze evidence of Russia’s Minsk deal violations, military buildup at Ukraine borderThe militants were most active in the Luhansk sector from 18:00 to midnight, as they used 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms thrice against the Ukrainian fortified positions in the village of Krymske. Moreover, the Ukrainian defenders in the village of Novozvanivka were attacked twice with the use of grenade launchers.
In the Donetsk sector, the invaders used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns twice near the town of Avdiyivka and Butivka coal mine.
In total, the illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire 19 times in the last day. The ATO forces had to fire back 11 times.