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Ukrainian Defense Ministry press secretary Oleksandr Motuzianyk says two Ukrainian soldiers have been wounded by enemy snipers in the area of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in Donbas.

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"They were immediately evacuated in medical facilities. The health condition of both soldiers is critical," Motuzianyk told a briefing on June 2.

He also said that the Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire at the JFO positions nine times as of 11.00.

The enemy resorted to armed provocations mainly in the Donetsk sector, using grenade launchers of various types, machine guns and small arms near the villages of Hnutove, Taramchuk, Lebedynske, Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Pavlopil, and Butivka coal mine.

Moreover, the Russian-led militants used 82mm mortars to attack the defenders of the village of Novotoshkivske in the Luhansk sector.

The Ukrainian military are firmly holding ground, suppressing the enemy fire, Motuzianyk added.