JFO News. Security situation UPD for 7 AM

2020-06-20 08:00:00 | ID: 58302

Over the course of June 19, the Russian occupation troops have violated the ceasefire for 8 times.

The enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars which should be withdrawn from the frontline in accordance with the Minsk agreements. Moreover, the Russian occupation troops used different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Units deployed to the JFO opened adequate fire in response to the armed provocations of the Russian occupation troops.

1 ceasefire violation was recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force East (Donetsk direction). The Russian occupation troops used a wide range of infantry armament including different grenade launchers and small arms to shell positions of Ukrainian forces near Slavne settlement.

7 ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of responsibility of the task force NORTH (Luhansk direction). For three times, the enemy fired 120mm mortars, different grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms against our positions near Orihove settlement, as well as used 120mm and 82mm mortars not far from Hutir Vilnyi and 82mm mortars near Shumy settlements. Our positions near Krymske were shelled with different grenade launchers and small arms.

Joint Forces opened adequate fire in response to the armed provocations of the Russian occupation troops. Any other armed provocations of the enemy will be met with harsh response. According to the intelligence data, 2 Russian mercenaries were destroyed and at least 3 were injured.

As a result of IED explosion, 2 Ukrainian warriors were WIA.

From the beginning of the day, 1 ceasefire violation was recorded in the Donetsk direction. The Russian occupation troops shelled Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka settlement with 82 mm mortars, as well as used different infantry armament.

No casualties were recorded.

Joint Forces opened adequate fire in response.

Situation in the JFO area is under full control of the Joint Forces.

Glory to Ukraine!


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