Donbas war update: Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid nine enemy attacks in past day

09:20, 17 April 2019
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"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the past day. According to intelligence reports, three invaders were killed and another four were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 17, 2019.

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Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Under attack came Ukrainian positions in the town of Maryinka, as well as in the villages of Hnutove, Talakivka, Shyrokyne, Lebedynske, Novotroyitske, Khutir Vilniy, and Zaitseve.

"Since Wednesday midnight, Russian-led forces haven't attacked Ukrainian positions yet," the report said.

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