In the area of the Joined Forces Operation, as a result of violation of the ceasefire during the past day, July 15, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded by the fighters of the ORDLO, the JFO headquarters reported on Facebook.

According to the headquarters, the militants violated the regime of silence 29 times, including one using weapons prohibited under the Minsk accords.

The Russian occupation forces were active throughout the line of contact and fired on the defenders of the Krymske, Novoluhansk, Svitlodarsk, Zaitseve, Mayorsk, Peski, Taramchuk, Avdiivka, Vodyane, Pishchevik, Shyrokine and Talakivka.

“In the area of Hnutove settlement the enemy used 82-mm mortar. By their active moves, the enemy attempted to force members of the Joined Forces to respond and open fire. As a result of enemy fire, one of our defenders was wounded. According to the intelligence service, one invader was destroyed, another wounded,” the press center reported.

During the day the militants carried out five attacks at the positions of Ukrainian defenders near the settlements of Svitlodarsk, Mariinka, Hnutove and Vodyane.

Earlier, on July 12, 24 cases of ceasefire violations by militants in the Donbas were recorded, including 2 with the use of heavy weapons, which resulted in injuries received by three soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Militants shelled the positions of Ukrainian forces from large-caliber machine guns and small arms near the settlements Troitske and Novoluhansk.