Russian Controlled Forces Launch 13 Attacks in Donbas Over Past Day

Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded during the attacks

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23.08.2019

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Russian controlled forces violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas 13 times over the past day.

“The enemy used grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns, sniper weapons and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force ‘East’:

  • Grenade launchers of different systems and small arms fire outside Vodiane (94km south of Donetsk);
  • Mounted antitank grenade launchers, heavy machine gun and small arms fire outside Novotroitske (36km southwest of Donetsk);
  • Grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine gun and small arms fire in the area of Bohdanivka (41km southwest of Donetsk);
  • Hand-held antitank grenade launchers near Lebedynske (16km east of Mariupol).

In the zone of action of tactical force ‘North’:

  • Grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and small arms fire near Novoluhanske (53km northeast of Donetsk);
  • Grenade launcher and heavy machine gun fire outside Zaitseve (62km northeast of Donetsk);
  • Hand-held antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine gun, small arms and sniper rifle fire in the area of Pivdenne (40km north-east of Donetsk).

Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded during the attacks.

Source JFO Press Center
date 23.08.2019
categories Joint Forces Operation
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