The defense Ministry said the escalation in the Donbas

The defense Ministry said the escalation in the Donbas
17:18 Telegraph Today Ukraine news: the defense Ministry told that the invaders have begun to apply Minsk agreements prohibited weapons, namely mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

On Lugansk the direction the past few days there have been 6 impact of attacks on Ukrainian positions, Donetsk direction, the enemy violated the regime of silence 4 times. This was at the briefing said the representative of the press center of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Colonel Prout’s Maxim.

“The situation on the line of the collision had signs of deterioration, including up to 10 increased the number of attacks by the enemy of our defensive positions. Moreover, the occupiers have moved to the use of prohibited agreements Minsk weapons. At the direction of Lugansk in the last days there were six sighting attacks . Here the enemy began to be active after 13:45 with an hour and a half of bombardment the strongholds of the divisions of integrated forces near Crimea”, – said Prout.

He noted that the fire of the Russian-led occupation troops from rocket-propelled grenades of different systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. Once at the village occupants for the evening used automatic grenade launcher. In the village of Ekaterinovka with 18:20 to 20:00 the enemy was twice used 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and machine guns of large caliber. In addition, from heavy machine guns the enemy from 19:00 for 40 minutes, fired at the positions of the units combined forces at the point Aydar.

“In Donetsk direction the enemy violated the silence regime 4 times, all attacks occurred in the period from 16:15 until 20:00. From the beginning, from the occupied Fun from enemy hand-held antitank grenade launchers and small arms fired at the defenders of the Water. Then at the strong points about Nevel’s occupants fired from guns of large caliber, and near the village of novoselivka Druha rocket-propelled grenades,” said Prout.

We will remind, for the past day, 26 January, the Russian occupation forces ten times violated the ceasefire. There was recorded one case of the use of weapons banned by the Minsk agreements. The invaders fired at the defenders with small arms, rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns. According to intelligence reports, January 26, 4 invader was killed and 2 wounded. Within the current day the enemy did not open fire.

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