Ukraine reports 2 KIA's, 2 WIA's amid 25 enemy attacks in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 25 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and another two as wounded in action (WIA).
The enemy used weapons proscribed by the Minsk accords three times, the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 29, 2018.
The militants opened aimed fire mainly from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at the defenders of the towns of Svitlodarsk, Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Krymske, Pisky, Lebedynske, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, Pavlopil and Vodiane. The occupiers also used 82mm mortars near Krymske and Vodiane.
In addition, a sabotage and reconnaissance enemy group made an attempt to seize Ukrainian positions near Krymske. Ukraine's Joint Forces had to use fire weapons. The invaders were forced to retreat, having suffered losses.
Four enemy troops were reportedly killed and another six were wounded in fighting with Ukraine's Joint Forces.
Since Sunday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted five attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Opytne, and Pavlopil, the report said.