JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM

2020-03-09 10:16:00 | ID: 56204

On March 08, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 6 times.

The enemy shelled the JFO positions with 82mm mortars which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. The Russian occupation troops also used different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and other small arms.

5 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). The enemy fired against our positions near Opytne settlement with 82mm mortars, as well as other infantry weapons. The enemy also fired against the JFO positions near Avdiivka and Verkhniotoretske settlements.

1 ceasefire violation was recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force NORTH (Luhansk direction). The Russian occupation troops shelled the JFO positions near Hutir Vilnyi settlement with different grenade launchers.

Moreover, the enemy fired antitank missiles against the truck of one of the JFO units. As the result 1 serviceman was KIA and 3 were WIA.

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine expresses sincerest condolences to families and loved ones of the deceased defender!

From the beginning of the day, no ceasefire violation was recorded.