Donbas war update: Three Ukrainian troops injured amid 34 attacks on June 27

10:30, 28 June 2019
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"In the past day, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action, another two sustained combat-related injuries," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on Friday, June 28.

"Russian proxy forces 34 times attacked Ukrainian positions, including 13 times using 153mm and 122mm artillery systems, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreements. The enemy also opened fire from grenade launchers of various types, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns, and small arms," the press center added.

No shelling has been reported near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska, the area of disengagement of forces and hardware.

According to Ukrainian intelligence reports, three invaders were wounded.

Since Friday midnight, Russia-led forces have already mounted three attacks on JFO positions in Donbas, with no Ukrainian army casualties reported for the time being.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian troops on June 26 withdrew from its positions near the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint in Donbas as part of disengagement under the Minsk peace agreements.

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