Donbas war update: 1 WIA reported as enemy mortars Ukraine positions using banned calibers

11:30, 05 May 2019
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As a result of the shelling, one soldier of the United Forces was injured, says the morning report of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters.

Militants three times used 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreement.

The enemy also shelled Ukrainian defenders using weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms.

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To each enemy attack, Joint Forces delivered an adequate response.

According to intelligence reports, on May 4, two invaders were killed and another two – injured in action.

From day-start on Sunday, the enemy twice engaged JF positions from large-caliber machine guns and small arms, as well as from weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, and grenade launchers of various types.

The Command reports no casualties among Ukrainian troops.

Earlier in Donetsk region, a mercenary of a "DPR" illegal armed group surrendered to Ukrainian law enforcers.

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