Day in Donbas: invaders fired mortars and grenade launchers, 2 Ukrainian soldiers wounded

Photo: UATV

During the past day, on April 1, in the area of the Joint Forces operation, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 13 times.

This is reported by UATV with reference to the JFO headquarters.

In particular, near Pisky, the Russian occupation troops opened fire from 82 and 120 caliber mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, and near the settlements of Starognativka, Avdiivka and Vodyane, the invaders fired at the positions of Ukrainian units from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms.

Near Vodyane, Russian mercenaries used an anti-tank missile system in the direction of the positions of the Ukrainian defenders. Near the settlements of Svytlodarsk, Luhanske and Zolote-4, the enemies fired at our positions from automatic heavy and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

In the suburbs of the villages of Shumy and Novotoshkyvka, the enemy opened fire from automatic easel grenade launchers.

As a result of hostile actions, 2 soldiers of the Joint Forces operation were injured. The defenders were taken to a medical institution, where they are provided with the necessary medical assistance. 

Ukrainian defenders opened fire in response to shelling of the enemy.

As of 7:00 on April 2, no shelling was recorded.

The mandate of the OSCE mission in Ukraine was extended for a year.