Donbas war update: Ukraine reports 11 ceasefire violations on Sept 30.

Photo from UNIAN

Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine says its military have reported 11 violations of the latest ceasefire by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Wednesday, September 30.

"In the past day, September 30, the Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire 11 times," 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 1, 2020.

In particular, the enemy fired rifles near the town of Avdiyivka, as well as an automatic grenade launcher near the village of Novotroyitske.

Moreover, the enemy provoked the Ukrainian military with rifle shots near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka. Three small arms and under-barrel grenade launcher shots were recorded near the town of Zolote, while hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher and rifles were employed near the village of Khutir Vilny in the evening.

In addition, the occupiers fired grenade launchers of various types near the villages of Zaitseve, Myronivsky, and Novotoshkivske.

"A Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of an enemy attack with the use of an under-barrel grenade launcher. He was provided medical assistance and rushed to a hospital," the JFO HQ said.

Since Thursday midnight, one ceasefire violation by the enemy with the use of an automatic grenade launcher has been recorded near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

Read also OSCE monitors report almost 1,400 ceasefire violations since latest truce announcement Soldiers with the Joint Forces, together with the rescuers of the State Emergency Service and representatives of forestry, continue their efforts to contain wildfires caused the day before by enemy armed provocations with the use of tracer bullets.

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 over the latest period.

Author: UNIAN

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