Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 3 WIAs as Russia-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas

Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 3 WIAs as Russia-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas

Ukraine military reported eight ceasefire violations by Russian-led armed groups in the Joint Forces Operation zone over the past 24 hours, September 10.

That’s according to the press center of the Joint Forces Operation HQ, Ukrinform reports.

"In the area of ​​the settlement of Popasna, occupiers fired three times at our defenders’ positions, employing automatic easel-mounted grenade launchers and 120 mm mortars.

Russian mercenaries fired at our positions near Zolote-4 using large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Russian occupation forces used grenade launchers of various systems near Shyrokyne and Vodiane,” the statement reads.

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In addition, two Orlan-10 type enemy UAVs were spotted flying over the line of contact in Luhansk and Donetsk regions.

It is noted that Ukrainian forces returned fire to enemy shelling.

All violations by enemy troops were properly reported to the OSCE monitors.

As of 7:00 Kyiv time on September 11, Ukraine recorded two ceasefire violations by Russian occupation forces.

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"In the area of ​​Novohnativka, the enemy used 122 mm artillery systems proscribed by the Minsk agreements. Near Zolote-4, Russian occupation forces engaged the Ukrainian army positions with MANPADs, grenade launchers, and small arms," the statement said.

In one of the enemy attacks, a Ukrainian soldier sustained a gunshot wound non-compatible with life, while three other military suffered shrapnel wounds.

The three servicemen, who remain in moderate condition, are now undergoing treatment at a medical facility.

"Ukrainian military is monitoring the situation in the Joint Forces Operation zone to repel and deter armed aggression by the Russian Federation," the JFO HQ stated.


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