In the past 24 hours, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 13 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action and another three as wounded in action.
"A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another three were wounded in the shelling. Joint Forces delivered a proper response to all enemy attacks, having eliminated seven invaders and wounded another six," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 9, 2019.
Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from 122mm artillery systems, 82mm mortars, anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack Ukrainian defenders of the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Vodiane, Pisky, Opytne, Lebedynske, Verkhniotoretske, Kamianka, Novotoshkivske, Krymske, Zolote-4, and Luhanske.
"Since Tuesday midnight, Russian-led forces haven't attacked Ukrainian positions yet," the report said.