Ukraine has reported enemy provocations on Sunday, September 6, as Russia's hybrid military forces violated the newly-agreed truce in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
"On September 6, Russian Federation's armed formations violated ceasefire agreements reached on July 22," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Command reported in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 7, 2020.
In particular, the enemy opened fire from an automatic grenade launcher near the town of Krasnohorivka, resulting in one Ukrainian soldier was wounded.
Read alsoUkraine Army reports on fate of two soldiers gone missing amid wildfiresAlso, the enemy used rifles to shell the Ukrainian positions near the village of Prychepylivka in Luhansk region. One Ukrainian soldier was killed as a result of the shelling.
Moreover, the Russian occupation forces fired two provocative shots from an under-barrel grenade launcher near the village of Shumy.
The Joint Forces are abiding by the ceasefire, being ready to adequately respond to possible attacks by the adversary, it said.
Since Monday midnight, no attacks by Russian Federation's armed formations have been recorded, the JFO HQ said.
The situation is under full control of the Ukrainian military.
Donbas ceasefire: background
- Participants in the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, and the OSCE) on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on a full and comprehensive ceasefire along the contact line from 00:01 on Monday, July 27.
- The new ceasefire regime was enforced at 00:01 Kyiv time on July 27.
- On the very first day of the newly-agreed truce, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.