Donbas war update: Ukraine reports two ceasefire violations on Oct 5.


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Ukraine has reported two violations of the latest ceasefire agreement by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Monday, October 5.

"In the past day, October 5, the Russian Federation's armed formations twice violated the ceasefire," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation(JFO)Command wrote on Facebook in an update as of 07:30 Kyiv time on October 6, 2020.

In particular, the enemy fired grenade launchers near the village of Novoluhanske and the town of Avdiyivka.

Read also Wildfires in Luhansk region: Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint resumes work The shots posed no threat to the lives and health of Ukrainian soldiers so Joint Forces did not return fire.

No casualties were reported in the past day.

Meanwhile, Joint Forces members jointly with State Emergency Service and forestry staff have been working to contain wildfires near the villages of Kriakivka, Triokhizbenka, Stariy Aidar, and Shumy.

Since Tuesday midnight, no attacks by Russia-controlled armed formations have been recorded, the JFO HQ said.

The situation is under full control of the Ukrainian military.

Donbas ceasefire: Background

Participants in the Trilateral Contact Group(Ukraine, Russia, and the OSCE)on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on a full and comprehensive ceasefire along the contact line from 00:01 on Monday, July 27.

The new ceasefire regime was enforced at 00:01 Kyiv time on July 27.

On the very first day of the newly-agreed truce, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. Ukraine has reported more such violations since then.

Author: UNIAN

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