Ukraine reports 24 enemy attacks in Donbas warzone in past day

09:20, 16 May 2019
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"Ukraine Army reported no casualties over the past day. According to intelligence reports, one invader was killed," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 16, 2019.

What is more, Ukrainian troops successfully downed an enemy UAV.

During the period under review, Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms to attack the Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka, Avdiyivka and Schastia, and the villages of Pavlopil, Mykolaivka, Novotroyitske, Novoselivka Druha, Lebedynske, Talakivka, Pisky, Hnutove, Zolote-4, Pivdenne, Novhorodske, and Pishchane.

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"From midnight on Thursday, Russia-led forces attacked Ukrainian positions near the villages of Novotroyitske, Bohdanivka and Pavlopil, using grenade launchers of various types and small arms. There were no casualties among the Ukrainian military [on Thursday]," the report said.

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