JFO: Ukraine reports 1 WIA in Donbas amid 17 attacks on Sept 23
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 17 times from 07:00 to 18:00 Kyiv time on Sunday, September 23, with one Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).
"Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire on the Joint Forces positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Krymske, Novoluhanske, Shumy, Pivdenne, Mayorsk, Pisky, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, and Lebedynske," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook.
As reported, the militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms.
The occupiers resorted to 82mm mortars thrice to shell the Ukrainian strongholds near Shumy, Pivdenne, and Mayorsk in the Horlivka direction.
"The invaders used the weapons prohibited by the Minsk accords five times, having shelled the Joint Forces positions near the village of Novoluhanske in the Svitlodarsk direction. Then the enemy mounted two attacks, using 120mm and 82mm mortars. Russian-led forces also engaged weapons of infantry fighting vehicles to shell Ukrainian strongholds near Hnutove," the press center added.