One Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas in past 24 hours

09:46, 22 November 2018
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"One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, one occupier was killed," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on November 22, 2018.

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The Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the defenders of the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka. The villages of Krymske, Novozvanivka, Novoluhanske, Slavne, Pavlopil, Hnutove, and Shyrokyne were also under attack.

What is more, the enemy employed 82mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian positions near Hnutove last night. In addition, a Ukrainian fortified position near Krymske came under fire from hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers twice. Ukrainian troops stationed near Novozvanivka were attacked twice with the use of heavy machine guns and mounted anti-tank grenade launchers.

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

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