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26 March 2021, 10:51

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School, residential houses in Zolotoye-5 damaged by Kiev fire - JCCC

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LUGANSK, March 26 (Lugansk Media Centre) – Residential houses in Zolotoye-5 have been damaged as a result of Ukrainian shelling, the LPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said.

"The LPR representatives in the JCCC received information on the damage" sustained by school No4, buildings at Voikova street 3, Voikova street 2/26, Pochtovaya street 51, Sverdlova street 8a; a number of craters are visible at Turgeneva street, the report detailed.

The LPR mission is documenting the aftermath of the shelling.

Kiev forces launched an attack on Zolotoye-5 in the night of March 25-26.

On March 11, Lugansk People’s Republic authorities evacuated schoolchildren as Ukrainian forces opened fire at Zolotoye-5.

The Contact Group agreed tighter ceasefire control measures in Donbass starting at 00:01, July 27, 2020. The measures ban special operations, use of unmanned aerial vehicles and deployment of heavy armaments in and around residential areas Return fire is allowed in case of offensive, if the order is given by the leadership of Ukrainian forces or DPR and LPR People’s Militias after the unsuccessful attempt to use the coordination mechanism. The Contact Group shall be notified about such orders.

The Ukrainian government launched the so-called anti-terrorist operation against Donbass in April 2014. Conflict settlement relies on the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements, signed on February 12, 2015 in the Belarussian capital by the Contact Group members and coordinated by the Normandy Four heads of states (Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine). The document provides for ceasefire and withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line.

LuganskMediaCentre — 26 March — Lugansk