Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

Russian occupation forces fired at the positions of the Ukrainian Joint Forces in Donbas four times on Tuesday, killing one Ukrainian serviceman and wounding one more, Defense Ministry spokesman Dmytro Hutsuliak has said.

"Today Russian armed aggression has taken the life of another Ukrainian hero, born in 1993 [...] One Ukrainian soldier was wounded during hostilities. He was evacuated to a military medical hospital. The condition of our defender is satisfactory," he said at a briefing on Tuesday.

According to him, as of 12.00, Russian occupying forces violated the ceasefire four times. From 09.00, the enemy used small arms near Novozvanivka in the Luhansk sector. From 09.30, enemy shelling started in the Donetsk sector. The invaders launched several 82mm mines on the outskirts of Vodiane and Shyrokyne.

The enemy also used IFV weapons and small arms near Vodiane, Hutsuliak said.


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