Militants launched 24 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 24 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 24 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements four times, on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day. 

“Over the past day, the enemy shelled Ukrainian positions outside Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk), Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol), Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Troitske (69km west of Luhansk),  Svitlodarsk (55km north-west of Donetsk), Nevelske (18km north-west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk), Berezove (35km south-west of Donetsk) and Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol),” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

Russian-occupation troops fired grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

In addition, illegal armed formations shelled the JFO units outside Krymske, Lebedynske and Vodiane, using 82mm mortars. Ukrainian position near Luhanske came under anti-tank missile system fire.

One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in last day. According to the intelligence, one militant was killed, three more were wounded.

Today, militants have already launched two attacks on Ukrainian troops outside Krymske and Chermalyk, using heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms.

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