Donbas update: Ukraine reports 2 WIA's amid 28 enemy attacks

09:39, 19 June 2018
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"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded during the fighting with the use of small arms and grenade launchers near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Opytne, which are in the Donetsk sector," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on June 19, 2018.

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Active hostilities continued in the Luhansk sector, where the Russian occupation forces resorted to provocations near the village of Novotoshkivske, as well as near the village of Verkhniotoretske, which is in the Horlivka sector.

Fighting continues in the Mariupol sector, near the villages of Starohnativka, Chermalyk and Lebedynske, where the use of mortars by the occupiers endangered civilians.

"According to intelligence reports, one enemy armored combat vehicle and a GAZ-66 truck were destroyed, and five occupiers were wounded as a result of concerted actions by the units of the Joint Forces," the report says.

The night passed without aggravation of the situation. The enemy violated the ceasefire four times without using heavy weapons. There were no casualties among the Ukrainian defenders.

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