Russian General Rustam Muradov came under attack in near the settlement Yasinovataya in the Donetsk region, informs Donetsk news Agency referring to the statement by the Deputy corps commander defense Ministry of DNR, Eduard Basurin.
According to basurin, General Muradov is a representative of the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC). The shelling, according to basurin, led the Armed forces of Ukraine.
“Yesterday at 19:15 at a checkpoint in the area of Yasinovataya by Ukrainian punishers from RPGs, heavy machine guns, antiaircraft installations and small arms fired at the representative of SCCC from the Russian side the General-the major Muradova,” — said Basurin.
However, he clarified that “the SCCC representative from the Ukrainian side the General-the major Taran knew with absolute certainty the location of the General Muradova”.
According to TV channel “Russia 24”, the SCCC group managed to successfully flee the area of attack, when the incident nobody has suffered.
From February 2015, in the zone of military conflict in the East of Ukraine formally operates the ceasefire, from the zone of contact of the parties under the Minsk agreements should be withdrawn heavy weapons.
However, both parties regularly report violations of the ceasefire regime and even about local clashes. 5 March in Kiev said that during the battle on Mariupol killed 30 militiamen of the breakaway republics of Donbass, which was part of a sabotage group. In DND called this information untrustworthy.