Occupants injure Ukrainian soldier in JFO zone
During the last day, October 7, six ceasefire violations by Russian occupation troops were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in eastern Ukraine .
“The enemy fired portable anti-tank guns mounted on tripods and grenade machine guns towards Pivdenne (40 km northeast of Donetsk); 82 mm mortars – on Ukrainian positions near Marinka (23 km southwest of Donetsk); heavy machine guns – outside Novozvanivka (70 km west of Luhansk); portable anti-tank guns mounted on a tripod – to Zolote-4 (59 km west of Luhansk); portable anti-tank grenade launcher under the gun – near Mayorske (45 km north of Donetsk), ”the JFO headquarters press center posted on Facebook.
In the Luhansk region, an enemy unmanned aerial vehicle, presumably Orlan-10, was spotted flying over the contact line.
At 7:00 am on October 8, two ceasefire violations were recorded. A Ukrainian soldier was injured.
Ukrainian defenders opened fire without resorting to weapons prohibited by the Minsk accords to force the enemy to stop the bombing.
“Our troops are controlling the situation in the area of operation of the joint forces to repel and deter the armed aggression of the Russian Federation,” the statement read.