The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared with the previous reporting period, with most concentrated in areas north-east and east of Mariupol and in the Avdiivka-Yasynuvata area. In Luhansk region the SMM also recorded more ceasefire violations compared with the previous reporting period, most of which occurred south-west of Katerynivka. It followed up on reports of a civilian casualty in Krasnohorivka.


The SMM followed up on reports of civilian casualties. On 11 October, at the morgue of the district hospital in government-controlled Krasnohorivka (21km west of Donetsk), the SMM saw the remains of a woman (about 40 years old) reportedly killed in the village. According to the doctor the victim died due to injuries sustained when a tracked military vehicle ran her over. A relative stated that the incident had occurred on the night of 7 October, while she, her son and the victim had dispersed after hearing the movement of tanks and other heavy vehicles as they were walking home.