Invaders fire artillery, mortars in Donbas. One Ukrainian soldier killed

Invaders fire artillery, mortars in Donbas. One Ukrainian soldier killed

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On January 19, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine 11 times.

“The enemy used 122mm artillery systems, 120mm mortars banned under the Minsk agreements, mounted antitank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell positions of the Joint Forces,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, Russian-led forces used mounted antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine guns and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions near Pisky (11km north-west of Donetsk).

In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, the enemy fired 122mm artillery systems, 120mm mortars and mounted antitank grenade launchers on Ukrainian troops near Orikhove (57km north-west of Luhansk); heavy machine guns and small arms – outside Novooleksandrivka (65km west of Luhansk); 120mm mortars – in the area of Novotoshkivske (53km west of Luhansk).

One Ukrainian soldier was killed as a result of the enemy shelling over the past day.

Today, the Russian-occupation troops have opened fire from grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and small arms on defenders of Travneve (51km north-east of Donetsk) and Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk). No casualties among Ukrainian troops have been reported.

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