JFO: One Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas amid 24 enemy attacks in past day

10:25, 15 June 2019
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"Russian proxy forces 24 times attacked Ukrainian positions, including six times using weapons proscribed by the Minsk Agreements," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on June 15, 2019.

The enemy opened fire from 122mm artillery systems, 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka, Popasna and Krasnohorivka, as well as the villages of Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane, Lebedynske, Pyshchevyk, Taramchuk, Shyrokyne, Pivdenne, Novhorodske, Zolote-4, and Stanytsia Luhanska.

Each enemy attack received an adequate response, the weapons that are not banned by the Minsk agreements were used, the press center said.

According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, one enemy troop was killed.

"Since Saturday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions four times," the report said.

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