Two Ukrainian soldiers injured in Donbas amid 12 enemy attacks July 7
Two Ukrainian soldiers were injured on July 7, as Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
"As a result of enemy attacks, two Ukrainian soldiers sustained combat-related injuries. Our units gave an adequate response to shelling of the armed units of the Russian Federation. Enemy losses are being clarified," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said on Facebook in an evening update on Sunday.
"Russian occupation forces attacked Ukrainian positions, using 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk Agreements, as well as tank armament, grenade launchers of various systems, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms," the report said.
In the area of responsibility of the Skhid [East] operational-tactical grouping, the enemy fired seven times at the positions of the Joint Forces near the villages of Shyrokyne, Bohdanivka, and Vodiane.
Another five attacks were reported in the area of responsibility of the Pivnich [North] grouping. In particular, under fire were Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of the town of Popasna, as well as the villages of Novoluhanske, Zolote-4, and Mayorsk.