Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 2 WIA's amid 21 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 21 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another two as wounded in action (WIA).
"According to intelligence reports, three occupiers were killed and another three wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 18, 2018.
The Russian occupation forces were active in all sectors and opened aimed fire at the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Krymske, Orikhove, Novoluhanske, Zalizne, Kamianka, Pisky, Vodiane, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, Talakivka and Pyshchevyk.
Since Wednesday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted seven attacks on the Ukrainian positions near the towns of Svitlodarsk and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske, Vodiane and Lebedynske. The enemy used 82mm mortars three times.