Kyiv reports 40 attacks by militants in Donbas in past 24 hours

Kyiv reports 40 attacks by militants in Donbas in past 24 hoursUkrainian presidential administration spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk has accused militants in Donbas of violating the ceasefire over 40 times in the past 24 hours.

There was low-intensity fighting along the entire contact line in the Donetsk region, with militants' units firing grenade launchers and small arms at Ukrainian army positions, Motuzyanyk told a press briefing in Kyiv on Thursday.

Militia forces fired an infantry fighting vehicle at Ukrainian military positions in Pisky, and seven targeted attacks by snipers were recorded in the Donetsk airport area, he said.

A militants' sniper was also operating in Maryinka, located near the city of Mariupol, he said.

The militants used an anti-tank missile system in Hranitne and fired mortars at Ukrainian Armed Forces positions in Talakivka.

Militants fired only small arms in the Luhansk region, he added.

"No Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, or injured, as a result of fighting in the past 24 hours," Motuzyanyk said.

Source: Interfax-Ukraine
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