One Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas amid 11 enemy attacks in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces in the past 24 hours mounted 11 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action.
"One member of the Joint Forces was wounded amid shelling. Each enemy attack had an adequate response. According to intelligence reports, one occupier was killed and another one was 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 20, 2019.
Russian occupation forces opened fire from 100mm artillery systems, 82mm mortars, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, ZU-23-2 towed 23mm anti-aircraft twin-barreled autocannons, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, and Avdiyivka, as well as near the villages of Troyitske, Pavlopil, Chermalyk, Lebedynske, Vodiane, Novohryhorivka, Zolote-4, and Novhorodske.
"From midnight on Monday, Russia-led forces attacked Ukrainian positions near the villages of Hnutove and Starohnativka, using grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. There were no casualties among the Ukrainian military [on Monday]," the report said.