JFO: One Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded in Donbas in past day

10:25, 01 May 2019
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"Russian proxy forces 13 times attacked Ukrainian positions, including two times using 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreements," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 1, 2019.

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In particular, 11 attacks were reported in the Skhid (East) sector, were militants fired at Ukrainian positions from 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns, and small arms near the village of Pavlopil; from antitank missile system and small arms – outside the village of Talakivka; from grenade launches of various systems – near the village of Pisky, from heavy machine guns, small arms and grenade launches of various systems (four times) – near the village of Lebedynske, from tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns, heavy machine guns, and small arms – near the village of Opytne, from automatic grenade launchers and large caliber machine guns – near the village of Shyrokyne; and from heavy machine guns, small arms and automatic grenade launchers (twice) –on the outskirts of Maryinka.

Another two attacks were reported in the Pivnich (North) sector near the village of Troyitske (120mm mortars) and the village of Luhanske (heavy machine guns).

According to intelligence reports, two invaders were killed and another three were wounded.

Since Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have already mounted two attacks in the Skhid sector: large-caliber machine guns were used outside Lebedynske, while the enemy opened fire from small arms near the village of Hranitne.

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