Russian Controlled Forces Launch 42 Attacks in Donbas Over Past Day

Weapons banned by the Minsk agreements were used 28 times


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Russian controlled forces violated the ceasefire 42 times, using weapons banned under the Minsk agreements 28 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, anti-aircraft mounting, anti-tank missile systems, 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 22 attacks on Ukrainian positions.

In the zone of action of tactical force ‘North,’ the enemy fired on Ukrainian troops 20 times.

As a result of the enemy shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, and seven soldiers were wounded and another two suffered combat injuries. The Joint Forces adequately returned fire in response to the enemy’s attacks in line with the Minsk agreements.

According to intelligence, seven invaders were wounded on July 10, 2019.

Source JFO Press Center
date 11.07.2019
categories Joint Forces Operation
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