Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in past 24 hours

09:48, 09 November 2018
War
658 0
Photo from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

Read alsoRussia trying to seize larger areas in Donbas - Ukraine envoy to int'l organizations

"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, one occupier was killed and another 11 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 November 9, 2018.

The 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 Maryinka and Krasnohorivka. The villages of Krymske, Novoluhanske, Pisky, Opytne, Slavne, Starohnativka, Chermalyk, Pavlopil, and Lebedynske were also under attack.

What is more, the enemy resorted to 120mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian positions near Novoluhanske, while 82mm mortars were used near Pavlopil and Krymske.

"There have been no attacks by Russian-led forces since Friday midnight," the report said.

If you see a spelling error on our site, select it and press Ctrl+Enter