Ukrainian troops come under fire near Opytne, Krasnohorivka and Kamyanka

Ukrainian troops come under fire near Opytne, Krasnohorivka and Kamyanka

Today, March 31, the armed formations of the Russian Federation have violated ceasefire three times in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Maksym Prauta said this at a briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“In the morning, three enemy attacks were recorded. In particular, the invaders used heavy machine guns to fire at the positions of the Joint Forces outside Opytne (12km north-west of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (21km west of Donetsk). In addition, the enemy launched a provocative attack near Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), using automatic mounted grenade launcher,” the spokesman said.

During combat missions in Luhansk region, one Ukrainian soldier was injured in an anti-personnel mine explosion. He was provided with primary medical care and was taken to a hospital in serious condition. According to preliminary information, it was a Russian-made mine, which relates to ammunition prohibited by the Geneva Conventions.

Prauta added that, according to intelligence, on March 30, due to the accurate fire actions of the Ukrainian military, "one of the motorized rifle brigades of the Russian-occupation troops lost four people."


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