Another Ukrainian soldier killed as Russian proxy forces mount 19 attacks in Donbas in past 24 hours

09:40, 23 February 2018
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According to Ukrainian military officials, the enemy focused fire in the area of the Svitlodarska Duha bulge, which is in the Luhansk sector.

Read alsoUkrainian military intel: About 200 Russian officers arrive in occupied Donbas"In particular, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars and a whole arsenal of infantry weapons near the villages of Luhanske and Troyitske. Several 82mm shells blew up near the villages of Krymske and Katerynivka. The occupiers also fired heavy machine guns and small arms on our positions near the villages of Zaitseve and Novoluhanske, as well as grenade launchers and machine guns near the villages of Hladosove and Lozove. In addition, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms were used against the Ukrainian defenders of the village of Novo-oleksandrivka," reads the report.

In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from mortars of various calibers on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Novotroyitske and Pisky.

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