Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas amid 30 enemy attacks in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces in the past 24 hours mounted 30 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.
"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 June 17, 2019.
Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.
Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the villages of Vodiane, Talakivka, Pavlopil, Novotroyitske, Lebedynske, Pyshchevyk, Bohdanivka, Opytne, Shyrokyne, Novohnativka, Pivdenne, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, and Stanytsia Luhanska.
"From midnight on Monday, Russia-led forces attacked Ukrainian positions seven times near Shyrokyne, Lebedynske, Talakivka, Pyshchevyk, Vodiane, Pivdenne, and Novotoshkivske, 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.