In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on October 24, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 7 times, - the JFO headquarters reports. The strongholds of our troops near Hnutove were fired from 82 mm mortars, and the positions near Novoluhanske, Kamianka, Katerynivka and Taramchuk - from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. In the area of Svobodne, hostilities took place around this small settlement twice a day. The occupiers opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. The Joint Forces units adequately respond.
70 km east of Donetsk, the OSCE drone discovered Russian Osa anti-aircraft missile system. This is reported on Facebook of the OSCE SMM.
Former secretary of the city council Sergey Bogachev was arrested in occupied Donetsk. This is reported in anonymous messages on social network. Sergey Bogachev is active functionary of the Party of Regions until 2014, who never hid his pro-Russian views, he is a member of the Union of Russian Writers.
The so-called "traffic police of the DNR" fines drivers and detains vehicles with the only legal registration plates of Ukraine. This is reported by the fake "MIA of the DNR". Owners of cars with Ukrainian numbers are punished with fines and administrative arrest of vehicles, if there is no re-registration in the "DNR". From August 1, more than 500 vehicles that did not pass the re-registration and registration of transport were delivered to the special parking area by the occupiers.
Residents of the occupied Luhansk region will be left without electricity for one and a half days due to repair work at the substation. This was stated in the so-called "Ministry of Fuel and Energy" of the terrorist "LNR". The repair will be carried out at the Pobeda 500 kW substation, which provides almost the entire occupied territory of Luhansk region with electricity.
Seven people were injured as a result of traffic accident with bus in occupied Makiivka, - separatist media report. The accident occurred in the morning of October 24 on the avenue of the 250th anniversary of Donbass in the city center. The injured were taken to the Makiivka clinical mine hospital.
Two armed militants denied the OSCE SMM patrol access to site in the south-eastern outskirts of occupied Alchevsk. When observers clarified a report about the presence of heavy weapons at an illegal armed formations' facility located on the southern outskirts of Bohdanivka (uncontrolled by the government, 44 km west of Luhansk), two armed men denied the SMM patrol access to the territory of this object, - the OSCE SMM report said.