Rebels of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic intercepted strike drones of Ukrainian security forces near the line of separation, a representative of the People’s Militia of the DNR said.
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According to him, the drone was flying towards a temple.
– At 7.35 (Moscow time), the People’s Militia’s air defense units searched in time and forced a ‘quadrocopter’ type unmanned aerial vehicle to land on the western side of Jasinuwata, which was turned into a strike aircraft . It was launched from the position of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade’s motorized infantry battalion – a spokesman for the People’s Militia of the DNR.
As he said, no one was injured.
He said the possibility was not ruled out that the operator had sent a deadly device to the holy apostolic temple Peter and Paul’s temple in Jasinuvata, where local residents gather for a church service on Easter day.
It should be reminded that, according to the Minsk agreements, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles near the contact line is prohibited. OSCE drones are exempt from this rule.
Additional measures in the Donbus are applied to ensure coercive, fully banning the exchange of fire, deployment of weapons near settlements, offensive, reconnaissance and sabotage operations.
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