Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas on Aug 6

22:16, 06 August 2018
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"Two members of the [Ukrainian] Joint Forces have been wounded as a result of the Russian occupation forces' activity," the press service of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) reported on its Facebook page on Monday, August 6.

In total, 11 violations the Donbas ceasefire by the Russian-led forces were recorded from 07:00 to 18:00 local time on August 6.

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No heavy weapons were used, the JFO HQ said, but Russia's hybrid military forces resorted to grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms to shell Ukrainian troops stationed near the villages of Krymske, Pivdenne, Chermalyk, Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, and the towns of Maryinka and Avdiyivka.

"The situation in the zone of the operation remains under control," it said.

As was reported, the enemy mounted 40 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas on August 5. They used heavy weapons in four instances.

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