Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid Thursday attacks in Donbas

20:58, 21 February 2019
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"From 00:00 to 18:00 Kyiv time today, the enemy mounted five attacks on our troops' positions. Weapons banned under the Minsk agreements were used in two of them," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an evening update on February 21. "As a result of shelling, two JFO members were wounded in action."

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In the Skhid (East) sector, Russia's hybrid military forces shelled Ukrainian positions near the village of Pisky in Donetsk region, using 82 mortars, while grenade launchers, in particular, anti-tank ones, were used near the village of Vodiane. The enemy opened fire from large-caliber machine guns and small arms near the village of Pavlopil.

In the Pivnich (North) sector, Ukrainian positions near the village of Krymske came under fire from 82mm mortars and an anti-tank complex.

The Ukrainian military fired back, using allowed weapons.

There is no information about enemy casualties yet.

The situation in the JFO zone is under control, the Ukrainian side said.

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