One Ukrainian soldier wounded in action in Donbas on May 23

09:40, 24 May 2019
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"One member of [Ukraine's] Joint Forces has been wounded amid shelling," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on May 24.

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In total, Russia-led forces mounted 11 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas on May 23.

They used proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as anti-tank weapons, grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.

Under attack were the villages of Mykolaivka, Pisky, Pavlopil, Starohnativka, Chermalyk, Opytne, Pyshchevyk, Zolote-4, and the town of Avdiyivka.

According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, two enemy troops were killed, another one was wounded.

Since Friday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions three times: the village of Novotroyitske (82mm mortars), the village of Lebedynske (grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, small arms), and Hnutove (anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms). No Ukrainian casualties have been reported since then.

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