Ukraine reports 1 KIA in Donbas as militants mortar Joint Forces' positions

10:40, 05 August 2018
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Over the past day, militants violated the ceasefire  33 times, including one time from heavy weapons. A Ukrainian soldier was killed in action as occupation forces opened fire two times on the positions of the Joint Forces, the JFO press service says.

"Russian occupation opened fired aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms, and in certain directions – from weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles," reads the Sunday morning summary by the press center of the Joint Forces.

Defenders of Krymske, Novozvanivka, Troyitske, Novoluhanske, Maryinka, Avdiyivka, Novotroyitske, Opytne, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynsky, Pavlopil, Vodiene, and Shyrokyne – all came under fire, according to the JFO Staff.

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The militants shelled Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne from 82-mm mortars.

As reported, on Saturday, as a result of the enemy shelling in the outskirts of Maryinka, two policemen were injured, who patrolled residential areas.

On Sunday, Russian occupation forces opened fire on the JF positions near Novozvanivka and Shyrokyne two times.

According to Ukraine's military intelligence, two occupiers were killed in action and another one was wounded.

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