In the zone of the of the Joined Forces Operation, over the day of October 1, Russian-terrorist troops conducted 21 fire attacks at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, including 4 cases of use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, the press center of the JFO reported on Facebook.
“For the past day, October 1, the situation in the area of the operation remained fully controlled by the Joined Forces. The occupiers opened fire 21 times on the positions of our troops, including 4 times with the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. There are no casualties among the personnel of the Joined Forces,” reads the report.
The terrorists opened fire in the areas of the settlements Krymske, Zolote, Novozvanivka, Luhanske, Zaitseve, Pesky, Krasnohorivka, Novomykhailivka, Novotroitsk, Starohnativka, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske, Shyrokine.
“Russian occupational troops opened fire from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. The enemy attacked the position of the Joined Forces in the area of the settlement Vodiane with 120-mm and 82-mm mortars, and the strongholds near Luhanske were twice fired with 82-mm mortars. The occupiers used weapons of armoured personnel carriers against the defenders of Luhanske settlement.”
The press center of the Joined Forces Operation stressed that in a day four militants were liquidated, and six more were wounded.
According to the headquarters, the militants carried out a "fire raid on the settlement of Vodiane". The residential area was fired from artillery of 122 mm caliber, 120-mm and 82-mm mortars. Totally, the militants fired 31 artillery shells and 16 mines at the settlement.
“The shelling was carried out not on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but on the residential area of the settlement. The consequences of the crime of the Russian occupation forces are being clarified by representatives of the Ukrainian side of the JCCC, along with the OSCE SMM.”
Earlier, a large batch of small arms and ammunition had arrived in the occupied territory of the Luhansk region from Russia. According to the spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Colonel Dmitry Gutsulyak, the Russian Federation continues to use the territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions to create new military bases.