Ukraine reports one KIA, one WIA amid 21 enemy attacks in Donbas on Sept 5
Russia's hybrid military forces on September 5 mounted 21 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another one as wounded in action (WIA).
"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 21 times on September 5. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 6.
The enemy opened fire from proscribed 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Zolote, and the villages of Talakivka, Novohnativka, Vodiane, Lebedynske, Novotroyitske, Verkhniotoretske, Pavlopil, Pyshchevyk, Zaitseve, Pivdenne, and Novhorodske.
"From Friday midnight, Russia-led forces have opened fire on Ukrainian positions twice near Pavlopil and Vodiane, using 82mm mortars and small arms," the report said.