JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM2020-01-17 10:02:00 | ID: 55202
On January 16, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 12 times.
The enemy shelled the JFO positions with 152 mm and 122 mm artillery systems, as well as 120 mm and 82 mm mortars which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. The Russian occupation troops also used heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms. Enemy’s snipers were active as well.
3 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). The enemy fired against the JFO positions near Novotroitske settlement.
9 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force NORTH (Luhansk direction). The Russian occupation troops shelled the JFO forces near Orihove settlement with 152mm and 122 mm artillery systems, as well as 120 mm and 82 mm mortars. The enemy also fired against the JFO positions near Novotoshkivske with 82 mm and 120 mm mortars. Travneve, Myronivske, Luhanske, Novozvanivka and Zaitseve settlements were also shelled by the occupation troops.
As the result of the activity of the Russian occupation troops, 1 serviceman was KIA.
Ministry of Defense of Ukraine expresses sincerest condolences to families and comrades of the deceased defender!
From the beginning of the day, no ceasefire violation was recorded.