Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. DPR forces have downed a Ukrainian UAV used to adjust fire on Donetsk outskirts, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin.
"The artillery and mortar fire was adjusted with the use of drones," he said.
The DPR forces managed to bring one of the UAVs down, it fell in the grey zone.
According to the Article 7 of the Minsk Memorandum dated 19 September 2014, the use of combat aircrafts and UAVs along the contact line is banned in the 30km-wide zone of ceasefire, with the only exception made for the OSCE SMM drones.
Nevertheless, Ukrainian forces regularly breach the provision, usually to carry out aerial reconnaissance and fire adjustment.*ot