JFO: Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 2 WIA's in Donbas in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 32 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another two as wounded in action (WIA).
"One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two were wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, three occupiers were killed," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 8, 2018.
Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack the defenders of the towns of Schastia, Svitlodarsk and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Malynove, Krymske, Orikhove, Katerynivka, Luhanske, Pivdenne, Novhorodske, Opytne, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Lebedynske and Vodiane.
In addition, the enemy engaged 152mm artillery systems near Krymske at night, as well as a 120mm mortar at the Svitlodarska Duha bulge.
"Since Saturday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted three attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Lebedynske and Hnutove, using grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. There have been no casualties among Ukrainian troops from day-start," the report says.