In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on September 16, the armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 14 times, - the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from 120 mm and 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as from grenade launchers of various systems and small arms. One member of the Joint Forces was injured as a result of the enemy shelling. There have been no losses from our side over the past day as a result of the enemy shelling.
Representative of the occupation administration of part of the Luhansk oblast of Ukraine ("LNR") Vladislav Danego spoke disrespectfully to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko, who "allowed himself to speculate on the possible addition of components" to the Minsk "Package of Measures". The corresponding statement of Danego was posted by the propaganda resources of the "LNR". "…Mr. Prystaiko allows himself to speculate on a possible "addition of components". Addition to the set of measures, the implementation of which Ukraine has sabotaged for more than four years. Ukraine should maintain a consistent and uncontested commitment to the Minsk agreements, the only way to restore peace in the Donbass", - the "LNR" "Minister" stated. At the same time, Danego provocatively noted that "Mr. Minister has just returned from Berlin from a meeting of political advisers to the heads of the Normandy Four countries, where the next necessary steps were clearly indicated to him".
The so-called "Minister" of the "LNR" internal affairs Igor Kornet has been removed from his post and arrested. Searches were conducted at his place of residence and work, - sources of OstroV in Luhansk reported. There is no "official" confirmation of this information on information resources operating in the occupied territory. The sources also report the opening of a criminal case against Kornet. Searches were also carried out in the offices of the deputy "ministers". Earlier, it was reported in closed groups of Russian adherents on social networks that Kornet was preparing to flee to Russia.
Former Deputy Minister of Ukraine on the issues of temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Heorhiy Tuka confirmed on his Facebook that the so-called "Minister of the Interior" Igor Kornet was fired and arrested. "Interesting news came from the "young republic". Leader of the Luhansk people, the SBU's inspector Leonid Pasechnik dismissed and detained "MIA Minister" Kornet. The same Kornet who, in his time, organized a rebellion against previous "leader of the Luhansk people" Plotnitsky", - Tuka reported. "In addition, there are reports on some movements around those enterprises that in due time were "nationalized" by the militants under the auspices of the "Semenchenko blockade". Such actions in the occupied part of Luhansk region may indicate the intention of one of the "Kremlin towers" to return the captured enterprises to their owners in order to resume industrial relations with Ukraine", - Tuka noted.
Two people were injured by a grenade explosion in occupied Yenakiieve, - the so-called "DNR MIA" reported. A resident of the city launched a grenade near a shop in one of the city's residential districts from molester motives. The so-called "police" detained a 22-year-old resident who testified. He reported that he went home in the evening after drinking alcohol. The person involved saw a company of men near the store, with whom a verbal confrontation ensued, which turned into fight. During the conflict, the drunken attacker threw a grenade at his opponents. The blast resulted in two men being injured and hospitalized. The attacker faces up to 5 years in prison under the "DNR" "laws".
There was a grenade explosion near the entrance of one of the houses in the Tekstilshchik residential district in occupied Donetsk, - users of social networks reported. The incident happened on 42 Pinter Street. "…A company of people blew a grenade at the entrance of the apartment building in broad daylight… There are no victims", - the author of the post wrote. It was noted that the culprit of the incident was allegedly detained. Here is what social network users write about the incident (spelling and punctuation of the authors are saved): "It was a normal city…", "I do not remember the explosions of grenades before the war for 32 years of life except the showdowns in the 90s", "There is a curfew at night, and what happens in the morning - they throw grenades and fire", "The question arises, where could they take it from ?)) Everything is strict in the DNR", "DNR-style entertainment. You call those who leave from this circus and does not want to raise children in this shit traitors?", "Yes, the city turned out to be dangerous… God forbid someone make a remark to wrong person, he will blow the fuck up".
Five people were injured in a fire in a private steam bath in occupied Makiivka, - the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR" reported. The fire occurred in the steam bath located on the Olkhovska Street. "Five people were affected by the fire: a man, born in 1996, refused hospitalization; a woman, born in 1990, refused hospitalization; a woman, born in 1983, refused hospitalization; a man, born in 1997, poisoned by combustion products, hospitalized in the Makiivka clinical rheumatology hospital in state of moderate severity; a woman, born in 1999, poisoned by combustion products, hospitalized in the Makiivka clinical rheumatology hospital in state of moderate severity", - the report said. The fire destroyed the roof and covering in the area of 90 sq. m, as well as 5 window and 3 door blocks, furniture and things in the area of 75 sq. m.
The bridge in Stanytsia Luhanska is planned to be repaired and opened until November 27. This was reported by the press service of the Luhansk regional state administration. At present, almost 300 from the 750 meters of right side of the road are already paved in the direction of the bridge. Asphalting of the left side of the road is completed. According to the schedule, it is planned to establish a temporary (roundabout) crossing by October 11, and open the main bridge by November 27.