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Militants employ heavy mortars on Svitlodarsk bulge

Two violations of silence regime have been recorded in Donbas.

Militants employ heavy mortars on Svitlodarsk bulge
Photo: Photo: Roman Bochkan

Over the past day, militants twice violated the ceasefire accord in Donbas. Ukrainian armed forces sustained no casualties in the enemy shelling attacks, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation said in a Facebook release on Monday, 22 January.

"The ceasefire regime was maintained along the contact line during the day. However, the Russia-backed occupation forces at around 11:00 pm the could not resist provocations and rudely violated the Minsk accords. The positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been subjected to two shelling attacks in the past day," the report says.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants used heavy mortars on the Svitlodarsk From the temporarily occupied settlements of Nyzhne Lozove and Kalynivka, the terrorists fired 120-mm mortars and heavy machine guns at the strongholds of the ATO forces in the Luhansk region.

"No ceasefire violations of silence mode were recorded in other parts of our defense," noted in the headquarters.

On Saturday, five Ukrainian soldiers sustained injuries amid the enemy shelling.

In was quiet in the ATO zone on Sunday.

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