Day in Donbas: Militants shell Ukraine forces from mortars, grenade launchers
In the past day, October 19, Russian occupation troops in Donbas opened fire 16 times on the positions of the Joined Forces.
In three cases, the enemy used weapons proscribed by the Minsk agreements as they opened aimed fire from 82 mm mortars on the positions of Ukrainian military in the areas of Krymske, Avdiyivka, and Hnutove, according to the Joint Forces Operation Staff.
One Ukrainian soldier was injured in the enemy attack. His condition is satisfactory, the press service reports.
"The Russian-occupyation troops shelled Joint Forces units in the settlements of Krymske, Troyitske, Verkhniootretske, Avdiyivka, Pisky, Opytne, Hranytne, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Hnutove, and Lebedynske," reads the report.
The enemy continues to use grenade launchers of various types, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms, the press service noted.
According to intelligence data, on October 19, four occupation troops were killed in action and another two – wounded.
As reported earlier, the militants pulled Grad multiple rocket launchers and howitzers toward Luhansk.