Ukraine reports eight enemy attacks in Donbas in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces on July 16 mounted eight attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
"Proscribed weapons – 120mm and 82mm mortars – were used in three 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 17, 2019.
Enemy forces also opened fire from grenade launchers of various types, anti-tank missile systems, heavy machine guns, and automatic rifles.
Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Opytne, Novotroyitske, Verkhniotoretske, Lebedynske, Mykolaivka, Krymske, 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, no enemy troops were killed or wounded.
"From Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions three times near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Mykolaivka and Shyrokyne, using grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. There were no casualties among Ukrainian military [on Wednesday]," the report said.