JFO HQ reports 3 WIA amid 23 enemy attacks in Donbas over past day
Russia's hybrid military forces have mounted 23 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with three Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has reported.
"Russian invaders opened fire on the positions of our troops 23 times. At the same time, the enemy used weapons banned by the Minsk agreements four times ... During the hostilities, three soldiers of the JFO received injury," the JFO said on Facebook on Monday morning.
According to the press center, Ukrainian positions came under attack near Krymske, Zolote, Katerynivka, Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Avdiyivka, Pisky, Mariyinka, Novotroitske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynsky and Shyrokyne.
The enemy fired for effect 82 mm mortars, various types of grenade launchers, heavy machineguns, and small arms near Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Hnutove and Vodiane, the press center said.
Ukrainian intelligence said that two soldiers of the enemy were killed and four sustained injuries over the day.
"Today, the enemy thrice fired at positions of the Joint Forces near Avdiyivka, Lebedynsky and Shyrokyne using grenade launchers, heavy machineguns, and small arms. No heavy weapons were engaged. A serviceman of the Joint Forces was injured," the press center said.