JFO: Ukrainian soldier wounded amid 23 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day

09:20, 10 July 2018
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"According to intelligence reports, one militant of the Russian occupation forces was killed," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 10, 2018.

The situation was calm in the Luhansk sector over the last day.

Enemy attacks were not as intense in the Popasna and Svitlodarsk sectors. The Ukrainian positions near the town of Svitlodarsk and the villages of Novozvanivka and Novoluhanske came under fire from automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

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In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms seven times at the Ukrainian positions in the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Nevelske, Novotroyitske, Pisky and Opytne.

The situation was most tense in the Mariupol sector on July 9. The enemy opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms 12 times at the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Vodiane, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne. A Ukrainian soldier was wounded in the area.

Since day-start, the aggressor has violated ceasefire six times. In the Popasna and Mariupol sectors, the enemy shelled positions of the Joint Forces near the villages of Orikhove, Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Lebedynske, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

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