Russian-led forces mount 11 attacks on Ukraine troops since Sunday midnight, one WIA

20:30, 09 December 2018
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"The enemy continues using the weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. In particular, the enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars to attack the positions of the Joint Forces in Luhansk region: near the villages of Novotoshkivske and Khutir Vilny in the Popasna sector," the Joint Forces Operation's press service said on Facebook in an evening update as of 18:00 Kyiv time on Sunday, December 9.

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"The Russian invaders used grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms to attack our troops near the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka, the villages of Khutir Vilny, Taramchuk, Pavlopil, Vodiane, and Hnutove," it said.

The situation remains under the Ukrainian military's control, it said.

On Saturday, December 8, Russian-led forces mounted 13 attacks on the Ukrainian army; one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action.

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