The militants fired at VSU positions near the mine “South”

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June 28 in the Donetsk region in the area of the mine “South” two Ukrainian soldiers were lost. This was reported on page 24 Ombre behalf of king Danylo in Facebook.

“The militants of the so-called “DNR” in one hour, from 9.30 to 10.40, fired from 120-mm mortars and 122-mm self-propelled artillery at platoon strong points of the team in the South mine area, firing on positions of our defenders 52 mines and 25 rounds respectively,” – stated in the message.

The brigade returned fire at the enemy.

The armed conflict in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts between the Ukrainian army and Pro-Russian rebels began in April 2014. Since that time, government forces carried out in the Donbas anti-terrorist operation. 30 APR 2018 anti-terrorist operation officially ended, instead of began the operation of the joint forces.

Tripartite liaison group on settlement of the conflict agreed to a cease-fire on July 1. Such a truce has been declared several times, but never managed to achieve their long-term compliance.