Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas amid 23 enemy attacks in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces in the past 24 hours mounted 23 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.
"Russian proxy forces 23 times attacked Ukrainian positions, including nine times using 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreements," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 27, 2019.
Russian occupation forces opened fire from cannons of infantry fighting vehicles, antitank missile system, grenade launches of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms at Joint Forces positions near the towns of Avdiyivka, Maryinka, and Svitlodarsk, as well the villages of Pavlopil, Pisky, Opytne, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, Luhanske, Krymske, and Stanytsa Luhanska.
No enemy shelling was left without an adequate response on the part of Joint Forces, the press center said.
According to intelligence reports, two invaders were killed and another four were wounded.
The Ukrainian Joint Forces also destroyed a military truck of the Russian proxy forces.
Militants wounded one civilian while shelling Chermalyk, the report said.
Since Saturday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions twice: near the villages of Novoselivka Druha and Shyrokyne.