Militants launched 19 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

Militants launched 19 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 19 attacks, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements three 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 Vilne (70km south-west of Donetsk), Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk), Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk), Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk), Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk), Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Pisky (12km north-west of Donetsk), Marinka (35 km south-west of Donetsk), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol) and Lebedynske (16km north-east of Mariupol),” the JFO Headquarters press center reports.

The enemy used 82mm mortars to shell Ukrainian troops near Pavlopol, 82mm and 120mm mortars – outside Luhanske.

The terrorists also fired grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. In addition, they opened fire from weapons on BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle and ZU-23-2 antiaircraft mount.

Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in last day.

According to the intelligence, two militants were killed and three more were wounded over the past day.

Today, the illegal armed formations have already launched one attack on positions of the Joint Forces outside Krymske, using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

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