Donbas war update: Enemy sniper kills Ukrainian soldier

10:40, 16 December 2018
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A Ukrainian military serviceman was shot dead by an enemy sniper and another one was injured in combat.

Occupation forces opened fire from 120 mm and 82 mm mortars on Ukrainian positions near the settlement of Krymske on the Luhansk line and in the vicinity of Hnutove and Vodiane in the Mariupol direction.

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"Also, Russian invaders fired from grenade launchers of various types, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms at Joint Forces' positions near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska on the Luhansk line, near Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk direction, and nearby settlements of Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynske on the Mariupol line," the report reads.

According to intelligence data, on December 15, three invaders were killed and eight were injured.

Since day-start on Sunday, enemy forces have not opened fire.

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