Over the past day in the zone of Antiterroristicheskoy operations in Eastern Ukraine, two Ukrainian servicemen were injured.
About it today, 18 October, said the speaker of the presidential Administration of Ukraine on issues of anti-Terrorist operation Colonel Alexander Motesanib at a briefing in Kiev.
«Yesterday on the line of collision there were two provocations in the settlements Sands and Shirokino. In both cases, the militants used small arms. Per day as a result of hostilities not a single Ukrainian soldier was killed and two were wounded,» said Matusevich.
At the same time, according to him, Ukrainian border guards observed two flights of enemy drones along the line of contact. Two UAV of the enemy border guards noticed on the administrative border between Kherson region and the temporarily occupied Crimea by Russia.
Motesanib also noted that yesterday the mobile groups of military and law enforcement officers have detained two vehicles with illegal cargo at the checkpoint «zaytsevo», and four cars with household chemicals and other products near Novotroitsk and Alexandropol Donetsk region.
«At the same time, the Ukrainian military secured the passage through the checkpoint «Odessa» seven trucks loaded with humanitarian aid from the International Committee of the red cross», — said the speaker of the AP.
In addition, for the past days in zone anti-terrorist operation Ukrainian law enforcers have found 5 caches of illegal weapons.
As reported, on October 3 in the zone of the ATO has begun the process of withdrawing equipment and weapons of the calibre less than 100 mm.
Units of the armed forces of Ukraine stationed in Luhansk, got 14 days to perform the actions regulated by Addendum to the Minsk agreements. October 7, the Ukrainian army has completed the first stage of the withdrawal of tanks from the separation line.
On 18 October, to begin the withdrawal of guns of calibre of 100 mm and a mortar of calibre of 120 mm in the Donetsk region.
In the press center of the ATO has announced the completion of the first stage on the diversion of weapons under the Minsk agreements.
At the same time, the militants of the group «DNR», which is temporarily in control of certain districts of Donetsk region (ORDO), postponed the beginning of a new phase of diversion of weapons with a caliber less than 100 mm on October 21.
The results of the day «truce» in the zone ATO: two soldiers wounded 18.10.2015