Defense Ministry of Ukraine

Russia's hybrid military forces on Sept 12 mounted 23 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA).

"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 23 times on Sept 12. One Ukrainian soldier was killed 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 Sept 13.

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The enemy opened fire from proscribed 120 mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, and small arms. Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Pyshchevyk, Vodiane, Novohnativka, Verkhniotoretske, Hnutove, Lebedynske, Shyrokyne, Zaitseve, Novhorodske, Krymske, Travneve, Luhanske, and Mayorsk.

"Since midnight, Russia-led forces have opened fire on Ukrainian positions twice near Novotroyitske and Zaitseve, using 82mm mortars and small arms," the report said.