Another Ukrainian soldier killed in Donbas as fighting continues

10:40, 17 November 2018
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In the reporting period, the enemy opened fire on the positions of the Joint Forces 10 times.

The militants shelled Ukrainian positions in the areas of Vilne, Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, and Shyrokyne, using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms.

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"The enemy fired 82mm and 120mm mortars on the JF positions on the Svitlodar line near Novoluhanske and on the Popasna line near the village of Vilne," reads the statement.

According to intelligence data, on Nov 16, two invaders were injured in combat.

From the beginning of the day on Sunday, the enemy fired at the JF positions near the settlements of Novotoshkivske, Zholobok, and Hnutove using 82mm and 120mm mortars.

A Ukrainian soldier was killed in an enemy shelling on November 17.

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