The daily number of attacks in the area ATO is already over 30, said on the air “112 Ukraine” the speaker of the press center of staff ATO Jaroslav Chepurny.
“Since the beginning of days at this time have 32 shelling the positions of Ukrainian troops in the ATO area. In most attacks the enemy used small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems. 6 times the militants used mortars of caliber of 120 mm and 82 mm, also fired from infantry fighting vehicles and anti-tank systems”, – he said.
The staff concluded that the truce in the area ATO no. “Now I can say that about any truce, “regime of silence” in the ATO zone. But if you compare with the previous day, the number of attacks and the caliber is much smaller,” said Chepurny.
“It’s not the silence, but a substantial reduction of attacks and intensity, we can say”, he added.
As of 18:00 it was reported about 20 violations of the truce. Wounded four Ukrainian soldiers.
We will remind that on March 29 the Trilateral contact group agreed on a decision on the termination since April 1 fire in connection with Easter holidays. In addition, the TAG once again have set the date of withdrawal of forces and means in the Village Lugansk on April 6, 2017.
The defense Ministry stated that Ukraine is ready to cease fire in the ATO zone since April 1.
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