In the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the Donbas over the past day one Ukrainian soldier was injured. It happened during the shelling in Avdiivka the industrial area, was announced today, November 18, the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Andrei Lysenko.
«One occupant was liquidated, two are wounded. Also destroyed one enemy APC. Such a thing has happened in the so-called 4th brigade and the 9th regiment of the Russian occupation troops», – said the speaker.
In addition, on 17 November, two of the occupants from the so-called 2nd battalion, 9th regiment of the Russian occupation troops «after a long Association with the «green snake» stole a civilian car and tried to drive it through the checkpoint to the IAF.
«The gunmen immediately opened by «colleagues» fire. As a result, a drunkard shot dead, second wounded», – Lysenko added.
On the Lugansk direction the enemy recorded 16 attacks, 7 of heavy weapons.
In the direction of Donetsk fighting continues in all the «hot spots», particularly in the industrial area of Avdiivka, where the enemy used heavy weapons, in the Trinity, Zaitsev and Sand. In just the past day in Donetsk direction was recorded 6 attacks, 4 of the heavy weapons.
On the Mariupol direction has increased the number of attacks from heavy weapons, the enemy is actively used mortars, guns, tanks. In Maryinsky district was traditionally volatile — as well as on the frontline «Pavlopol, Shirokino». In just the past day in Mariupol direction was recorded 18 attacks, 14 of them with heavy weapons.
We will remind, on 21 September in Minsk signed a framework decision of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas on the breeding effort and money on the demarcation line. The document was provided by the breeding effort and money in Gold, Petrovsky and the Village Lugansk.
1 Oct breeding forces was held in Golden, October 7, the withdrawal took place in the Petrovsky and 9 October was held in the Village of Lugansk.
However, on 9 October, the Chairman of the Lugansk regional military-civil administration Yuriy Garbuz said he planned on 9 October, the withdrawal of units of Armed forces of Ukraine in the Village of Lugansk will not take place.
At the headquarters of ATO stated that the leadership of the militants «DNR/LNR» is not willing to implement the framework decision of the Trilateral contact group for breeding forces in the Village of Lugansk in the near future.
On 17 November, the OSCE mission has recorded a record since the beginning of the year the number of attacks in the Donbas.
In the direction of Donetsk the fighting in all the hot spots 18.11.2016