REUTERS

Russian-led forces mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the last 24 hours.

"No casualties among Ukrainian troops have been reported in the past day. According to intelligence reports, three occupiers were killed and another two were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on October 23, 2018.

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Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the defenders of the towns of Schastia, Zolote and Maryinka, and the villages of Krymske, Pisky, Taramchuk, Berezove, Novotroyitske, Chermalyk, and Lebedynske.

"A fortified position of our troops near Schastia came under fire from automatic and mounted grenade launchers. The attack lasted for almost three hours. However, the enemy most often attacked our soldiers near Maryinka and Lebedynske," the report says.

"Since Tuesday midnight, Russian-led forces haven't attacked the Ukrainian positions yet," the report said.