Donbas war update: Two 82mm mortar attacks, one soldier killed, another one wounded in past day

09:45, 17 March 2019
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Ukrainian soldiers fired back, using available weapons / Photo from UNIAN

During the attacks, enemy troops used banned 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms, the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said on Facebook in a morning update on Sunday.

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The attacks occurred near the village of Khutir Vilny in the Pivnich (North) sector.

Ukrainian soldiers fired back, using available weapons. Enemy casualties are being clarified.

"The situation in the JFO zone is under Ukrainian defenders' control," the press center said.

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