Ukraine reports 19 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day

09:25, 15 July 2019
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"Proscribed weapons – 120mm and 82mm mortars – were used in six instances," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 15, 2019.

Enemy forces also opened fire from grenade launchers of various systems, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns, and rifles.

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Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Popasna, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Novotroyitske, Bohdanivka, Vodiane, Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Krymske, Zaitseve, and Novoluhanske.

"The Ukrainian Army reported no casualties over the past day. Each enemy attack saw an adequate response," the JFO HQ said.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces used weapons that are not banned under the Minsk agreements.

According to intelligence reports, two enemy troops were wounded.

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"From Monday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions five times near the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Luhanske, and Novo-Oleksandrivka, using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, a heavy machine gun, and small arms. There have been no Ukrainian military casualties [on Monday]," the report said.

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