One Soldier Killed, One Wounded in Donbas

Russian hybrid forces violated the ceasefire nine times, Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation reported

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24.04.2019

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One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded in shelling on Tuesday.

Russian hybrid forces violated the ceasefire nine times in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements twice.

“The enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns, automatic small arms and sniping weapons to shell the units of the Joint Forces,” the JFO reported.

In the eastern conflict zone, Russian-led forces opened fire from 120mm mortars, mounted antitank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on Ukrainian troops near Hnutove, 82mm mortars, mounted antitank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns outside Verkhniotoretske, grenade launchers of different systems and small arms in the area of Marinka, mounted antitank grenade launchers near Bohdanivka and Chermalyk, and hand-held antitank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns outside Pisky.

In the northern conflict zone, illegal armed formations used heavy machine guns to shell the Joint Forces units in the area of Luhanske and automatic small arms and sniping weapons near Pivdenne.

 

Source UATV
date 24.04.2019
categories Joint Forces Operation
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