Donbas warzone update: Five Ukrainian soldiers injured amid 26 attacks in past day

10:15, 07 July 2019
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"As a result of enemy shelling, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in action, another four sustained combat-related injuries," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on July 7.

"Russian proxy forces 26 times attacked Ukrainian positions, including eight times using 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.

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

According to military intelligence reports, three enemy troops were killed.

Since Sunday midnight, Russia-led forces have already mounted five attacks on JFO positions in Donbas.

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