JFO: Ukraine reports 2 WIA's after 26 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 26 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).
"In the past 24 hours, two Joint Forces members were wounded in action," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on August 28, 2018.
According to intelligence reports, three occupiers were killed and another four were wounded.
Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, tank guns, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the defenders of the towns of Zolote, Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske, Luhanske, Novomykhailivka, Hnutove, Pavlopil, Lebedynske, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne.
The enemy resorted to mortars near Krymske in the Luhansk sector, near Luhanske in the Svitlodarsk sector, as well as near Hnutove and Lebedynske in the Mariupol sector. Moreover, tanks were used against the Ukrainian troops near Lebedynske after a long break.
"Since Tuesday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted six attacks on the Ukrainian positions outside Novoluhanske, Hnutove, Pavlopil, and Lebedynske, using artillery systems, mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns," the report says.