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One Ukrainian soldier killed, four injured amid Easter ceasefire

The Easter ceasefire does not seem to be holding.

One Ukrainian soldier killed, four injured amid Easter ceasefire
Photo: Max Levin

One Ukrainian serviceman was killed, one wounded and three injured in combat as a result of 32 attacks carried out by pro-Russian militants despite the declared Easter ceasefire on 30 March, the antiterrorist operation (ATO) centre said in its morning update on Facebook. 

In the Donetsk sector, militants fired with 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and an antitank guided missile on the Ukrainian army’s positions near Talakivka, grenade launchers near Opytne, Verkhnyotoretske, Bohdanivka, the Butivka mine, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and air defence systems against the ATO positions in Vodyane, heavy machine guns near Pavlopil and Pyshchevyk.

Small arms were used near Pavlopil, Avdiyivka, Opytne, Bohdanivka, Novotroyitske, Kamyanka, Maryinka, Pyshchevyk and Pisky.

In the Luhansk sector, militants targeted the ATO positions near Luhanske with grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. They also used grenade launchers near Katerynivka.

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