On April 12, situation in Eastern Ukraine was tense. Russia-backed forces kept violating ceasefire regime and used mortars, tanks, cannon artillery, automatic grenade launchers and guns to shell positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces. There were more than 50 cases of shelling in total.
Press center of anti-terrorist operation informed this.
From midnight to 06.00 pm ceasefire regime was violated 35 times.
Despite great Orthodox holiday gangs of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics kept shelling positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in Eastern Ukraine. They used various types of weapons, mostly mortars.
In the morning there was one armed clash between Ukrainian and terrorist forces. It took place near Avdiivka and lasted for 10 minutes. The attack was repelled.
Despite difficult situation in the East Ukrainian soldiers found time for traditional Easter events.
From 08.00 pm to midnight situation in Donbas didn’t get better,
Russian-terrorist forces kept cynically violating Minsk agreements on withdrawal of heavy artillery from demarcation line in Donbas.
Firing in Donetsk oblast was the tensest. The enemy used 122 mm artillery, tanks, mortars, automatic grenade launchers and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions.
In addition, Ukrainian servicemen registered 6 drones in the skies above Donbas.
The ATO press center mentioned that fighters didn’t shell residential areas.