Escalation in Donbas: Ukrainian soldier wounded amid 30 enemy attacks on Oct 2

09:25, 03 October 2019
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 30 times on October 2. A Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on October 3.

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The enemy opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, an anti-tank missile system, grenade launchers of various types, and rifles.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Zolote, and the villages of Pavlopil, Novotroyitske, Vodiane, Mykolaivka, Novohnativka, Novohryhorivka, Verkhniotoretske, Krymske, Zaitseve, Katerynivka, Pivdenne, Novoluhanske, Novhorodske, Troyitske, Kriakivka, Khutir Vilniy, and Luhanske.

"Since midnight, Russia-led forces have opened fire on Ukrainian positions 10 times near the villages of Novohnativka, Novotroyitske, Vodiane, Berezove, Pavlopil, Luhanske, and Novoluhanske, using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, and rifles," the report said.

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