Donbas war update: Ukrainian soldier fatally wounded amid enemy shelling on Sept 24
A Ukrainian soldier was fatally wounded amid enemy shelling in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Tuesday, September 24.
"During an enemy attack in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area on September 24, a soldier received a wound incompatible with life," the press center of the JFO Headquarters said on Tuesday.
The circumstances are being established by an ad hoc group of Ukraine's military law enforcement service, it said.
"The Command of the Joint Forces expresses condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased," it said.
According to UNIAN, Russia-led forces mounted 24 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas on September 23, 2019, as a result of which two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in action.
Nine enemy attacks were reported from 00:00 to 19:00 Kyiv time on September 24, the JFO HQ said in an evening update on Facebook on the same day.