Armed Forces

More Victims In Donbass. The "Separatists" Continue Their Attacks

  • Artystyczna wizja obserwatorium orbitalnego Public Telescope. Ilustracja: astrofactum GmbH / B. Häusler

On Thursday, 7th May 2015, more breaches of the Minsk memorandum were reported. The incidents were caused by the separatists.

82 and 120 mm mortars were utilized in the Donetsk area, in order to shell the Ukrainian forces in the vicinity of the towns of Pisky, Hranitne, Opytne and Avdiyivka. When it comes to Opytne and the neighbourhood of the Dutovka mine, the Russian-Separatist forces were using grenade launchers and machine guns.

The town of Shyrokine is still being attacked. Yet again, 122 mm artillery and 82 mm mortars were used to carry out the shelling. Same weaponry was utilized in a strike against the following locations: Bohuslavskye, Nowhorodskye and Krasniy Pakhar.

In the Luhansk district, in the vicinity of Leninske, Russian-Separatists tanks were used in order to conduct an attack. When it comes to the port of Luhansk and Schastya, increased activity of the enemy snipers was reported.

Moreover, the separatists also utilize the UAV’s. 22 flypast of unmanned remotely piloted aircraft were noted yesterday, along the Ukrainian positions located in the vicinity of the demarcation line. The areas under the Ukrainian jurisdictions are a place where a lot of sappers work, in order to get rid of the land-mines from roads and fields, including the areas in the vicinity of the civilian premises.

According to the Ukrainian command, throughout 24 hours 2 Ukrainian soldiers were killed, while 26 of them were wounded.