The Christmas truce in the ATO: attacks less

Рождественское перемирие в АТО: обстрелов меньше

Since the beginning of the day the enemy had two attacks of positions of Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Illegal armed groups has reduced but not stopped shelling positions of the Ukrainian military since the beginning of the Christmas truce, reported the press center of staff ATO.

“Despite progress made in Minsk agreement about the new year and the Christmas truce, the Russian occupation troops, although and reduced the activity but did not stop shelling positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.

In particular, since the beginning of the day, the militants carried out two attacks of positions of Armed Forces of Ukraine. Both provocations took place at the Donetsk direction.

“In the suburbs of the Town the enemy more than one hour conducted aim fire on our defence fortifications from rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms. Also, Verkhnetoretsky active enemy snipers, who fired at strong points of armed forces of Ukraine”, – noted in the headquarters.

As reported, over the past day in the zone of ATO in the Donbas separatists nine times fired at positions of the APU. One military was killed, another was wounded.