Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas amid 16 enemy attacks in past day

09:25, 13 May 2019
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"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the past day. Each enemy provocation had an adequate response. According to intelligence reports, two occupiers were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 13, 2019.

Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, as well as near the villages of Hnutove, Kamianka, Novotroyitske, Talakivka, Bohdanivka, Starohnativka, Hranitne, Lebedynske, Novotoshkivske, and Zaitseve.

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"From midnight on Monday, Russia-led forces attacked Ukrainian positions near Bohdanivka, using tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns and heavy machine guns. There were no casualties among the Ukrainian military [on Monday]," the report said.

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