JFO: Ukraine reports 2 WIA's in Donbas on Oct 6
Russia's hybrid military forces mounted nine attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas on October 6, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).
"Two Ukrainians soldiers were wounded from 07:00 to 18:00 Kyiv time," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook.
Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the defenders of the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Novotoshkivske, Shumy, Nevelske, Novotroyitske, Hnutove, Vodiane, and Lebedynske.
In addition, the Ukrainian fortified positions near Shumy, Hnutove and Lebedynske came under fire from 82mm mortars. Moreover, the Ukrainian positions near Lebedynske were attacked with the use of 122mm artillery systems.
In case of threat to life, military commanders made a decision to fire back to suppress the enemy's fire activity.
The situation in the zone of the Joint Forces Operation remains under control of Ukrainian troops.