Donbas update: Ukraine reports 2 WIA's in past 24 hours

11:06, 06 October 2018
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Photo from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, two occupiers were killed and another seven 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 6, 2018.

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Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, an anti-tank missile system, and small arms to attack the defenders of the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Krymske, Vilniy, Komyshuvakha, Troyitske, Luhanske, Shumy, Novotroyitske, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, and Lebedynske.

"Since Saturday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted three attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne and Vodiane, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. No heavy weapons were used. There have been no casualties among Ukrainian troops since the start of the day," reads the report.

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