Three Soldiers Wounded in Donbas
Russian hybrid forces fired at Ukrainian positions 19 times
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Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded on Wednesday while defending against 19 attacked by Russian-backed militants.
Two militants were killed and another three wounded in the defense, Ukraine’s Joint Forces Operation Center said.
The militants attacked with weapons banned by the Minsk agreements three times. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and anti-aircraft weapons.
“Twice the enemy used 82-millimeter mortars to attack Ukrainian positions near Pavlopil and Luganske, in addition, near Luhanske militants used 120-millimeter mortars,” the JFO said.
Russian-led forces also used the armament of the infantry fighting vehicles BMP-1 and self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon system ZU-23-2.
Shelling occurred near Stanytsia Luhanska, Vilne, Luhanske, Zaitseve, Avdiivka, Pisky, Mariinka, Novomykchailivka, Krasnohorivka, Pavlopil, Gnutove, and Lebedynske.
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