JFO: Ukraine reports 1 WIA in Donbas in past day

11:00, 01 October 2018
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"One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, four occupiers were killed and another eight were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on October 1, 2018.

Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons inatslled on infantry fighting vehicles, and from anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack the defenders of the villages of Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Katerynivka, Novozvanivka, Troyitske, Luhanske, Opytne, Pisky, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske, and Shyrokyne.

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Throughout the day, the enemy also fired three times from 120mm mortars at the Ukrainian positions near Luhanske, as well as near Hnutove and Vodiane. In addition, the defenders of Hnutove came under fire from 82mm mortars and anti-tank missile systems, while those in Vodiane were attacked with the use of anti-tank missile systems. Furthermore, the Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Troyitske and Vodiane were attacked from weapons installed on IFVs.

"Since Monday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted two attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Novotroyitske and Vodiane, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. There have been no casualties among Ukrainian troops since the start of the day," reads the report.

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