Over the past 24 hours, Russian occupation forces committed nine ceasefire violations, four of which involved weapons proscribed by the Minsk agreements. That’s according to the press service of the Joint Forces Operation HQ.

Near Maryinka, the enemy opened fire twice with 82 mm mortars. In the direction of Popasna, the adversary fired automatic machine grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and other small arms.

Ukrainian positions near Zaitseve twice came under enemy fire as the Russian occupation forces employed grenade launchers of various systems, 120 mm mortars, and 152 mm artillery.

In the area of ​​Maiorske, the invaders twice opened fire using grenade launchers of various systems and 82 mm mortars.

Not far from Novotoshkivske, Russian mercenaries fired twice, employing grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms.

No casualties were reported among the Joint Forces. Ukrainian defenders returned fire to the enemy’s armed provocations, while refraining from using weapons banned by the Minsk accords, and forced the opposing side to cease firing, reads the report on the developments in the JFO zone.

According to the JFO HQ, the Ukrainian troops are monitoring the situation in the area and continue to perform tasks assigned to deter and repel Russia’s armed aggression.