Day in Donbas: Militants attack Ukraine positions, suffer losses as Joint Forces return fire

10:40, 09 February 2019
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The bombs were recorded in the area of the settlements of Vodiane, Pavlopil, Avdiyivka, Krymske, Zaitseve, and Vilyniy, the press service of the Joint Forces Operation reported Saturday morning.

The militants opened fire from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, mortars, and small arms. An enemy sniper was active near Avdiyivka.

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"As a result of the treacherous shelling by Russian-occupation forces, one soldier of the Joint Forces was killed in action and two were injured," the report says.

Joint Forces suppressed enemy fire. Intel reports six invaders were killed in action and seven – injured," the statement said.

From midnight, the enemy did not open fire on Saturday.

Ukrainian defenders continue monitoring the enemy on the line of contact, while adhering to the terms of the ceasefire.

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