Russian JCCC official General Muratov comes under fire near Yasinovayaya

Representatives of the OSCE monitoring mission and Russia in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) of issues relating to ceasefire and stabilization on the division line in Donbas have come under fire.

"An attack using rocket-propelled grenades, surface-to-air missile systems and large-caliber guns took place near Yasinovayaya at 7:15 p.m. yesterday. Representatives of Russia in the JCCC, including major-General Muratov, came under fire during it. The attack lasted 15-20 minutes," Eduard Basurin, a senior official at the DPR Defense Ministry, told a briefing on March 6.

Basurin said that "Major-General Taran, a representative of Ukraine in the JCCC, knew about the location of the Russian representatives in the JCCC."

He said representatives of the OSCE mission also came under fire.

"An OSCE mission came under fire in the area of the filtering station. A mine exploded at a distance of100 meters from the observers. After that, they left the place," Basurin said.




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