Over the past 24 hours, on September 16, eight ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation zone.In particular, near the settlement of Taramchuk, the enemy twice fired at the positions of Ukrainian military their 120 mm mortars and 122 mm artillery proscribed by the Minsk agreements. As a result of the shelling, a civilian home and an adjacent territory were damaged.In the area of Pisky, Russian mercenaries employed 120 mm mortars.In Luhansk region, the enemy twice applied drones to open fire on the settlement of Shchastia.In addition, the enemy used 82 mm mortars to shell the Shchastia, damaging civilian infrastructure and vehicles. A local resident was injured in the shelling.At Zolote-4, occupiers fired large-caliber machine guns and small arms.Ukrainian military reported no combat losses.Joint Forces returned fire to the enemy shelling.The Ukrainian side to the Joint Ceasefire Control and Coordination Center has informed the OSCE monitors of all violations by the Russian occupation forces, using the established coordination mechanism.As of 7:00 Kyiv time on September 17, no new ceasefire violations were reported.The Ukrainian military is monitoring the situation in the Joint Forces Operation zone to repel and deter armed aggression by Russia.
Post author: Andrew Glencross
17 September 2021