The ATO speaker Andrii Lysenko reports that pro-Russian terrorists continue violating the Minsk agreements (February 12, 2015) shelling at Ukrainian soldiers and citizens in Donbas area, and using weapons that were meant to have already been pulled back from this territory. Actually on April 13 six Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Eastern Ukraine, 12 servicemen were injured. In addition Russia-backed terrorists used 120-mm mortars and 122-mm cannons:
“Over the past day, six Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 12 were wounded as a result of provocative actions ,” said Colonel Lysenko.
“In the last day Russia-backed militants used 120-mm mortars 16 times, 122-mm cannons was used twice and tanks were used three times against the ATO forces. Most intensive exchange of fire took place at the Mariupol direction, at the Donetsk direction in the area of the Donetsk airport and in outskirts of Horlivka, at the Luhansk direction in Sukhodol near the Bakhmutska road. Moreover the enemy is actively conducting aerial reconnaissance: yesterday eight flights of enemy UAVs were noted. Ukrainian Armed Forces downed one of them on the move near Teple village in Luhansk region.”