Over the past day, July 16, one ceasefire violation by the Russian-occupation troops was recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine.
In particular, an enemy Orlan-10-class UAV was spotted flying over the line of contact in Luhansk region.
As of 07:00 on July 17, five ceasefire violations were recorded.
The occupiers fired small arms on Ukrainian positions near Chermalyk (31km north-east of Mariupol); 120mm and 82mm mortars – outside Vodiane in the Sea of Azov area; 82mm mortars – in the area of Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol) and Pavlopil (25km north-west of Mariupol); 122mm artillery – near Starohnativka (51km south of Donetsk).
One Ukrainian serviceman received a bullet wound in the enemy shelling.
The Joint Forces units gave an adequate response to the occupiers’ attacks, the JFO Headquarters informs.