The press service of the People’s Militia of the LPR reported that the defenders of the republic had to open fire on the Armed Forces of Ukraine from weapons not prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
Kiev militants fired at the territory of the LPR three times in a day. The settlements Kalinovo-Borshchevate, Molodezhnoe and Golubovskoye were under fire. One civilian was injured.
“Guided by the instructions of the head of the Republic and paragraph“ e ”of additional measures to strengthen and control the ceasefire, our units opened return fire from weapons not prohibited by the Minsk agreements, suppressing the enemy’s fire activity,” said representatives of the NM of the Lugansk People’s Republic.
The Luhansk side reported the Ukrainian shelling to the Kiev office in the Joint Center for the Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC). However, all attempts to settle the situation with the help of a coordination mechanism were ignored.
Earlier, the People’s Militia of the LPR warned that the Armed Forces of Ukraine had transferred a group of snipers to the area of the Popasnaya settlement. They should arrange a provocation in order to accuse the defenders of the republic of violating the “regime of silence” afterwards.