Donbas militants fire attack Ukraine troops three times over past 24 hours – report

09:25, 11 January 2019
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At the same time, on one occasion, Russian proxies used weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreements, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Staff reported on Facebook Friday morning.

"The enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars and large-caliber machine guns at positions of the Ukrainian military near the village of Zhovte on the Luhansk line, from grenade launchers of various types, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms – in the area of Vodiane and Pavlopil in the Mariupol direction," the report says.

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As a result of the shelling by Russian occupation forces, in the past 24 hours no Ukrainian military were injured.

In response to enemy provocations, JF units returned fire.

"According to intelligence data, on January 10, one invader was killed and another two were wounded," the JFO Staff added.

It is also noted that, since day-start, Russian proxies have not opened fire.

Recall that on January 9, pro-Russian militants twice violated the ceasefire in Donbas.

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