One killed, one wounded in 24 attacks on Ukrainian positions over past day – JFO HQ
Militants have opened fire on the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces 24 times over the past 24 hours, killing one Ukrainian soldier and wounding one more, the press center of the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has said.
"Russian invaders opened fire on the positions of our troops on 24 occasions, using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements three times. The enemy fired from 120mm and 82mm mortars, arms of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms [...] One Joint Forces serviceman was killed and one more was injured in fighting," the JFO HQ said in a report on its Facebook page on Tuesday morning.
Militants fired at Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Zolote, Luhanske, Mayorsk, Shumy, Pivdenne, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, two militants were killed and four wounded in the past day.
"Since the beginning of the current day, the enemy has shelled twice the positions of the Joint Forces from heavy machine guns and small arms near Kamianka and Shyrokyne. One serviceman was wounded in shelling," the report says.