Ukrainian army continues to shell DPR: 120 violations since May 24

03.06.2019, Severodonetsk.

The ceasefire between Donetsk and Ukraine has been violated 120 times by the Ukrainian army since 24 May, Deputy Chief of the DPR People’s Militia Eduard Basurin said on June 2 to journalists.

Overall, the Ukrainian army fired off approximately 460 mortars and shells. Among them, it used 100 shells of 122-mm caliber and 361 mortars, including those of 120-mm caliber.

According to the DPR army’s representatives, the actual state of the conflict between Donbass and Ukraine can be characterized as “neither peace, nor war”. On the one hand, no large-scale defensive and offensive operations have been reported, but, on another hand, there are still shelling, diversions, shooting and etc.

122-mm shells are used in self-propelled howitzers as well as in the multiple launch rocket system “Grad” designed to destroy enemy’s troops.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

 

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