JFO: One Ukrainian soldier wounded in action in Donbas in past day

09:48, 14 September 2018
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"One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, one occupier was killed and another four were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 14, 2018.

Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack the defenders of the towns of Avdiyivka, Krasnohorivka, and Maryinka, and the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Luhanske, Troyitske, Verkhniotoretske, Pisky, Berezove, Starohnativka, Hranitne, Chermalyk, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske, and Shyrokyne.

In addition, the enemy resorted to 82mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian positions near Chermalyk, Hnutove, and Vodiane, as well as 120mm mortars near Chermalyk and Krymske. Moreover, the Ukrainian fortified positions near Krymske, Troyitske, Chermalyk, and Hnutove came under fire from weapons of infantry fighting vehicles. The enemy also used anti-tank guided missiles near Novotoshkivske and Hranitne.

"Since Friday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted four attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Hnutove, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. There have been no casualties among Ukrainian troops from the start of the day," the report says.

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