War in Donbas: Russian proxies break their own ceasefire in Donbas on the very first day
Crime11:26 Sep. 16, 2016

Russian proxies break their own ceasefire in Donbas on the very first day

Kremlin-backed militants launch 30 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas on day one

During the first day of new ceasefire in Donbas, which Russian proxies guarenteed they would adhere to on September 15, they launched 30 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This number is reported by the ATO Headquarters press centre.

The situation became very tense in the Donetsk and Mariupol areas. Militants launched 12 and 16 fire raids, using mortars of 120 and 82 mm caliber respectively.

Two ceasefire violations were also recorded in Luhansk region. The militants attacked the village of Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk), using small arms.

Ukrainian soldiers did not return fire in response, ATO HQ states.


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