Blinding lasers were used by illegal armed groups against the Ukrainian military

20.05.2021

Photo: mil.gov.ua

During the past week, illegal armed groups have used blinding lasers against the Ukrainian military in Donbas. This was announced during a meeting of the OSCE Forum for Security Cooperation, UATV informs.

During the meeting, representatives of the Ukrainian mission to the OSCE demonstrated photos and a diagram of the use of such lasers.

Ukrainian diplomats recalled that the use of optical or electronic equipment is prohibited by Protocol IV of the Convention on prohibitions or restrictions on the use of certain conventional weapons which may be deemed to be excessively injurious or to have indiscriminate effects. 

According to the OSCE report for the previous day, 237 ceasefire violations were fixed in the JFO zone: 200 in Donetsk and 37 in Luhansk region.

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date 20.05.2021
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