Donbas war update: Russia-led forces mount 13 attacks on Ukrainian positions on Sept 21

10:55, 22 September 2019
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No Ukrainian army casualties have been reported / Photo from JFO HQ

Enemy troops shelled positions of Ukraine's Joint Forces, using weapons that are banned under the Minsk peace agreements – 122mm artillery systems and 82mm mortars, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a September 22 morning update. They also used cannons of infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs), grenade launchers of various systems, and small arms.

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Eight of the attacks were reported in the Skhid (East) sector: four attacks near the village of Vodiane (122mm artillery systems, cannons on IFVs, grenade launchers, small arms); two attacks near the village of Lebedynske (a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun, rifles), one attack near the villages of Novotroyitske and Bohdanivka each (grenade launchers of various systems, rifles).

Five attacks were recorded in the Pivnich (North) sector: the villages of Pivdenne (an automatic grenade launcher, rifles), Novozvanivka (a portable anti-tank grenade launcher), Mayorsk (grenade launchers of various systems and small arms), Novoluhanske, and Luhanske (82mm mortars, portable anti-tank grenade launchers, and small arms).

No casualties of the Ukrainian army were reported on September 21.

Since Sunday midnight, the ceasefire in Donbas has been violated only once. The enemy opened fire from small arms near the village of Mykolaivka in the Skhid sector.

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