Russian-led forces mount three attacks on Ukraine army in past day, one soldier wounded

09:56, 04 January 2019
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"They used grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms to mount two attacks on our troops' strongholds near the village of Khutir Vilny in the Luhansk sector and [one attack] near the village of Zaitseve close to the occupied town of Horlivka (Donetsk region)," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in a morning update on Facebook on January 4.

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The enemy did not use proscribed weapons.

The Ukrainian army fired back, using common weapons.

Two enemy fighters were wounded over the period under review, according to Ukrainian intelligence reports.

"Since Friday midnight, the enemy has not opened fire. The Ukrainian military continue controlling the situation along the contact line, abiding by the ceasefire," the update said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were five attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas on January 2; no casualties were reported on that day.

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