12:24 Sep. 18, 2016
Ukraine reports 26 attacks in Donetsk region during the last day including mortar barrages
The Russia-controlled separatist forces commenced 26 fire raids on Ukrainian positions in Donbas during the last day. Press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters report shelling in Donetsk region only.
In the Donetsk sector alone Kremlin proxies 12 times violated their own ceasefire. According to the ATO HQ Russian mercenaries used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine-guns, and small arms.
The Mariupol sector, which is also in Donetsk region, saw 14 barrages. Here besides grenade launchers and small arms Kremlin proxies used infantry fighting vehicle, also Ukrainian soldiers report six Russian drones noted in Donbas.
As reported, yesterday two Ukrainians were freed from militant captivity. Also day before Ukraine suffered first death in conflict zone after latest ceasefire was announced.