Donetsk, Aug 18 – DAN. DPR armed forces units have downed four Ukrainian armed forces' drones used to adjust fire on the Republic in a week, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin.
"Thanks to the vigilance and professionalism of our defenders, this week four unmanned aerial vehicles were downed, used to fire at the Republic's residents," he said.
Basurin explained that one of the drones named Komandor was brought down in the so-called 'grey zone'. It was equipped with a shaped charge KZ-6 used to penetrate armor and concrete walls.
According to the Article 7 of the Minsk Memorandum dated 19 September 2014, the use of combat aircrafts and UAVs is banned along the contact line in the 30km-wide zone of ceasefire, with the only exception made for the OSCE SMM drones. *ot