Russian Controlled Forces Launch 27 Attacks in Donbas Over Past Day

Nine Ukrainian soldiers wounded or injured during the attacks


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Forces controlled by Russia violated the ceasefire 27 times in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.

“The enemy fired 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns, and small arms on the units of the Joint Forces,” the press center of the Joint Forces Headquarters reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force ‘East,’ Russian-led troops launched 19 attacks on Ukrainian positions.

In the zone of action of tactical force ‘North,’ the enemy fired on Ukrainian troops eight times.

As a result of the enemy shelling, five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded and another four were injured. The Joint Forces adequately returned fire in response to the enemy’s shooting in line with the Minsk agreements.

According to intelligence, three enemy fighters were killed, and three were wounded on July 9, 2019.

Source JFO Press Center
date 10.07.2019
categories Joint Forces Operation
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