Donbas war: Ukrainian soldier killed in enemy attack on Saturday

11:40, 24 February 2019
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As a result of the shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, reads the morning report of the Joint Forces Operation HQ.

The enemy eight times employed weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, launching a total of forty-four 120mm and 82mm mines.

Ukrainian positions were fired upon from an anti-tank missile system, grenade launchers of various types, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms.

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In the zone of ​​responsibility of the "Skhid" [East] operational-tactical grouping, the invaders five times fired at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In the "Pivnich" [North] grouping's zone, six enemy attacks were recorded.

After every enemy shelling, Joint Forces returned fire from weapons that were not prohibited by the Minsk agreements.

According to intelligence data, on February 23, two invaders were killed and another two wounded in action.

From midnight on Sunday, the enemy six times fired at the Ukrainian positions, using 82mm and 120mm mortars, large-caliber machine guns, the ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft gun, and weapons installed at an infantry fighting vehicle.

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