MOSCOW, April 3. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military during the past night shelled the Lukovo village in the Telman district of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), a source at defense bodies told the Donetsk News Agency on Sunday.
"The Ukrainian side opened fire on the Lukovo village at about midnight," the source said. "They used 120mm mortars."
The source said the military had opened fire from their positions in Novoselovka as they launched at least six mines on the village.
A peace deal struck on February 12, 2015 in Minsk, Belarus, by the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France envisaged a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and people’s militias starting from February 15, followed by withdrawal of heavy weapons from the line of military engagement and prisoner release. The package of measures envisages the pullback of all heavy weapons by both parties to locations equidistant from the disengagement line in order to create a security zone at least 50 kilometers wide for artillery systems with a caliber of 100 mm or more, a zone of security 70 kilometers wide for multiple rocket launchers and a zone 140 kilometers wide for multiple rocket launchers Tornado-S, Uragan and Smerch and the tactical rocket systems Tochka-U. The final document says that the Ukrainian troops are to be pulled back away from the current line of engagement and the militias of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, from the engagement line set by the Minsk Memorandum of September 19, 2014.