Russia-led forces mount seven attacks on Ukraine army positions in past day, one soldier wounded

09:50, 03 March 2019
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Russia-led troops use 120mm mortars to attack Ukraine / Photo from facebook.com/theministryofdefence.ua

"On March 2, Russian occupation forces opened fire on our troops' positons seven times, using proscribed weapons in three instances. Ukrainian troops, being under attack, fired back, using all available weapons,' the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said on Facebook in a morning update on March 3.

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Russia-led troops used 120mm and 82mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns. Hot spots were the villages of Lebedynske, Vodiane, Verkhniotoretske, Pisky, Pavlopil, Travneve.

According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, one invader was killed and another one was wounded. What is more, one piece of enemy military hardware was destroyed.

Since Sunday midnight, the enemy has attacked Ukrainian troops twice – near the village of Novozvanivka and the town of Zolote-4, both in Luhansk region. They used 120mm mortars, having lobbed 30 shells on Ukrainian positions. No Ukrainian casualties have been reported.

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