One Ukrainian soldier killed, another two wounded in past day amid "back-to-school" truce
One Ukrainian soldier was killed, another two were wounded in the past day amid the so-called "back-to-school" ceasefire in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, which began on August 29.
"One soldier of the Joint Forces was killed and two others were wounded amid fighting for the past 24 hours," the Joint Forces Operation headquarters said in an update on Sunday morning.
According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, three members of the Russian occupation troops were eliminated, another two were wounded in the past day.
In total, Russian-led forces mounted 11 attacks on the Ukrainian forces on September 1.
The enemy did not use weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
They noticeably reduced the number of attacks, although they did not completely cease fire amid the "back-to-school" truce.
The enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near the villages of Krymske, Troitske, Pivdenne, Pavlopil, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne.
The Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
Ukraine's Joint Forces adhere to their ceasefire commitments.
Since Sunday midnight, enemy units have twice attacked Ukrainian forces' positions: They used small arms near the town of Maryinka in the Donetsk sector, and small arms and grenade launchers near the village of Lebedynske in the Mariupol sector.