On August 30, militants violated ceasefire 17 times. One Ukrainian defender died and another is wounded as a result of the shelling. This was reported at the Joint Operations Headquarters.
Ukrainian units were fired from weapons banned by the Minsk Agreement – 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, large machine guns, sniper and small arms.
The shelling was recorded near Vodyany, Novotroitsky, Troitsky, Lebedinsky, Mariinka and Novomikhailivka. They also fired near Novoluhansky, Zoloty-4, Mayorsk, Novozvanivka and the village of Luhansk.
“Since the beginning of the current day, the armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have twice violated the ceasefire regime,” the headquarters added.