Donbas war update: Number of Russia-led forces' attacks in Donbas grows to eight on Monday

11:00, 30 April 2019
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Grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns were used to shell Ukrainian positions / Photo from UNIAN

In two instances, the enemy used banned weapons – 82mm mortars, the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said on Facebook in a morning update as of  07:00 Kyiv time on April 30.

Also, grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms were used to shell Ukrainian positions.

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In particular, six attacks were reported in the Skhid (East) sector: 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms were used to attack the town of Maryinka; the village of Shyrokyne and the village of Pisky were attacked twice each – grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms were used. Fire from grenade launchers and small arms was opened near the village of Pavlopil.

Another two attacks were reported in the Pivnich (North) Sector near the village of Zolote-4 (82mm mortars) and the village of Travneve (grenade launchers).

According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, one enemy fighter was killed on April 29.

Since Tuesday midnight, the enemy has already mounted two attacks: grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms were used near the village of Lebedynske, while the enemy opened fire from grenade launchers of various systems near Pisky.

No Ukrainian army casualties were reported over the period under review. Ukrainian armed forces fired back after each of the attacks.

The situation along the contact line in Donbas is under control, the press center said. Ukraine's Joint Forces continue abiding by the Minsk peace agreements, it added.

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