Situation in ATO zone overnight: 'Ceasefire' in Donbas: almost 50 militant attacks overnight

16:02 Oct. 2, 2016

'Ceasefire' in Donbas: almost 50 militant attacks overnight

Ukrainian soldier in the ATO zone, 2016 (UNIAN Photo)

The Donetsk direction has seen 20 more violations, grenade launchers and machine guns were used

Ukraine's ATO headquarters report 47 separatist attacks in Donbas for the past 24 hours.

10 ceasefire violations were recorded in the Luhansk direction. In particular, they fired with grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska, Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka. Enemy snipers were active near Novozvanivka, where they also used 82-mm mortars.

Read also: Donbas militants refuse to pull back their troops from the contact line

There were 17 cases of shelling in the Mariupol direction. Russian-backed militants broke a ceasefire in the area of Pavlopil, Shyrokyne, Hnutove using grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms as well. They also opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles at the village of Vodyane.

20 attacks were seen in the Donetsk direction. The areas of Avdiivka, Novhorodske, Troitske, Kamyanka, Zaitseve were affected by militant shelling.

Read also: ‘Ceasefire' in Donbas violated: 2 Ukrainian troops wounded, 3 militants dead

The ATO HQ say Ukraine's Armed Forces have noted 3 unmanned aerial vehicles operating in the Donbas conflict zone.

No dead or injured among Ukrainian soldiers for the past day is reported. 

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