Russian-backed separatists attack Ukraine positions 55 times, civilian dead

Russia’s hybrid military forces shelled Ukrainian positions in Donbas 55 times on June, 14. One civilian was killed, three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded.

The village of Sukha Balka was reportedly sprayed with heavy artillery weapons (152mm caliber) overnight into Thursday. A shell directly hit a house in Molodizhna Street; his owner was killed, the press service of the anti-terrorist operation HQ reports. Three houses were damaged; the village lost power.

Вчора, 14 червня, о 23.50, в результаті обстрілу бойовиками Сухої Балки (Торецьк) у дворі свого будинку на вул.Молодіжна…

Opublikowany przez Vyacheslav Abroskina Środa, 14 czerwca 2017

Artillery systems banned by the Minsk agreements were reportedly used in 7 of 55 attacks.

According to the OSCE special monitoring mission (OSCE SMM) in Ukraine, 45 civilians have been killed in Donbas since the beginning of the year. The SMM notes an increase in the number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk region in recent days, damage to civilian facilities, and the use of artillery and multiple launch rocket systems at the demarcation line.