The government of Donetsk national Republic said that the militias have tried to attract the attention of commissioners of the OSCE mission shots in the air, not shooting in the direction of the observer.
"The militia, seeing that the OSCE patrol is moving into the sector, shelled by the Ukrainian side, took a few shots in the air to attract the attention of observers. Then one of the commissioners of the OSCE came to the militia, which he explained that in the direction in which they move, dangerous. After that, the OSCE mission continued its patrol. But these were the shots not in the direction of the mission, "said Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Bacurin, his words leads RIA" Novosti ".
the OSCE said about preventive fire militias on its observers near the village of Shyrokyne in the Donbas." April 7, heading East on the road E58 towards checkpoint DNR in Shirokino, the SMM observers were stopped at an improvised observation post, located on the Northern border of Shirokino. Trying to get closer to the checkpoint on foot, a member of an SMM patrol immediately heard warning shots from the machine right away, as well as shots from a semi-automatic rifle - left ", - was stated in the report of the OSCE mission. As explained by the observers, then they could negotiate passage through the checkpoint. Remember, the opposing parties in the Donbass fifteen February, declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk. The document provides for the withdrawal of all foreign armed formations, military equipment and mercenaries from the territory of Ukraine under the supervision of the OSCE