The People's Militia of the DPR (People's Militia of the DPR) returned fire on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine because of the shelling of part of the Donbass. The press service of the department reported this in its Telegram channel.
The message states that since the beginning of the day the Armed Forces of Ukraine violated the ceasefire 4 times. According to the agency, the Ukrainian military fired grenade launchers and small arms in the direction of the villages of Kominternovo and Oktyabr. The villages of Petrovskoye and Novolaspa were also shelled.
“In order to protect the civilian population, our defenders were forced to return fire to suppress enemy firepower,” the People's Militia of the DPR said.
The department called on international observers to record the facts of ceasefire violations.