Ukraine reports 1KIA, 1WIA as Russian proxies engage Ukrainian troops from banned mortars

23:15, 25 February 2019
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One Ukrainian military was killed in the shelling and another one was wounded.

According to the report by the Joint Forces Operation HQ, the enemy launched eighty-five 122mm and 120mm shells and mines.

In the zone of ​​responsibility of the "Skhid" [East] Operational-Tactical Grouping, Russian proxies fired 122mm artillery shells and 120mm mortar mines in the area of ​​the Lebedynske, and 120mm mortar mines – near the village of Vodiane.

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In the "Pivnich" [North] Operational-Tactical Grouping's zone, the enemy used small arms and sniper rifles in the area of ​​Khutir Vilniy, Novo-oleksandrivka, and Novhorodske; as well as manual and automatic mounted grenade launchers, and small arms – near the settlement of Novotoshkivske.

Ukrainian units that came under attack returned fire using weapons beyond the Minsk agreements' black list.

The reports on enemy losses are being verified.

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