Militants used artillery to shell Troitske in Donbas, two civilians killed

Militants used artillery to shell Troitske in Donbas, two civilians killed

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Over the past 24 hours, the situation in the Joint Forces Operation area remained tense but controlled. The intensive fighting continued along the entire line of demarcation.

This is reported by the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters on Facebook.

"The tensest situation was observed near Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk), Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Opytne (11.5km north-west of Donetsk) and Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk). Russian-occupation troops violated the ceasefire 60 times, including 26 times with the use of guns and mortars. The units of the joint forces maintained active defense and gave an adequate response to the invaders," the report reads.

On Friday, about two o'clock in the morning, the enemy fired 122mm artillery at the populated area of Troitske. A total of 15 artillery shell bursts in the residential areas of the village were recorded. According to preliminary data, two civilians were killed and two more were wounded. Rescuers and a medical aid team arrived at the scene.

During the fighting, seven Ukrainian servicemen were wounded.

According to intelligence, six militants were killed and one was wounded in last day.

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