Our soldiers were forced to open sanctioned fire back in some parts of the front for the cease-fire of gang members. It is reported by the press center of the ATO.
According to the report, pro-Russian gangsters violated the terms of the truce 28 times only as of 18:00 on January 18th since the beginning of the day. Militants were firing at our positions from almost all kinds of arms, including those banned by the Minsk agreements.
Thus, enemy fired at our strong points from BMP, anti-aircraft and rocket-propelled grenade in the direction of Mariupol in Staroignatovka area. Militants fired at Ukrainian fighters from mortars near Lebedinsky. The Kremlin mercenaries fired from 120-mm mortars at our military, who hold positions close to Vodyanoye.
Terrorists fired at positions of of the ATO forces from propelled grenades and heavy machine guns in direction of Donetsk. The bandits fired at strong points in the area of Opytnoye, Peski and Butovka mine.
The position of the ATO forces were fired from anti-tank gun and mortars near Krasnogorovka. BMP fired at our strong points near Luhansk, - reported the headquarters of the ATO.