In the Donbass increased the number of explosions – OSCE

На Донбассе увеличилось число взрывов – ОБСЕ

The OSCE has recorded in the Donbas significant increase in the number of explosions

Observers recorded over 130 bombings in Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

Observers Special monitoring mission of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe said it recorded more than 130 bombings in Donetsk and Lugansk regions. This is stated in the report of the mission for the period from 19:30 on 2 January until 19:30 on 3 January Thursday, 4 January, on the OSCE website.

“In the Donetsk region, the Special monitoring mission documented more violations of the cease-fire, including more explosions (about 130), when compared with the previous reporting period (35 blasts),” – said in the report.

So, in the evening and at night with 2 for January 3, camera the SMM in Donetsk filter plant (15 km North of Donetsk) consistently recorded 16 rounds in flight from East to West, six uncertain explosions and three shells in flight from West to East, followed by 5 explosions from unidentified weapons, two explosions in the air and 74 of the projectile in flight at a distance of 1-3 km from the South.

It is also noted that during the day January 3 observers, while in the occupied Yasinovataya (16 km North-East of Donetsk), for nearly half an hour heard explosions 19 from the unspecified weapon and 20 rounds of small arms at a distance of 3-5 km from the West to the North-West.

On the evening of 2 January, the observers, being in Svetlodarsk (57 km North-East of Donetsk), heard about 50 explosions from unidentified weapons and about 260 bursts of fire from a heavy machine gun at a distance of 2-6 km from the South-East. On the same day in the same area, the observers heard about 30 explosions from unidentified weapons and about 120 bursts of fire from a heavy machine gun.

It is also reported that in Luhansk region, the SMM observed more violations of the cease-fire, but smaller explosions (one to five), when compared with the previous reporting period.

We will remind, earlier the assistant to the UN Secretary-General for humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller said that the Donbass is becoming one of the most heavily mined regions in the world.

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