JFO: Ukraine soldier fatally wounded amid 41 enemy attacks in Donbas on Oct 3

09:25, 04 October 2019
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 41 times on October 3. During an enemy attack in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area, a soldier received a wound incompatible with life," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on October 4.

The enemy opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various types, and small arms.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the towns of Avdiyivka, Maryinka, Zolote, and Popasna, and the villages of Vodiane, Pavlopil, Pyshchevyk, Pisky, Verkhniotoretske, Berezove, Kamianka, Novohnativka, Luhanske, Krymske, Novoluhanske, Orikhove, Pivdenne, Troyitske, Zaitseve, and Khutir Vilniy.

"Since midnight, Russia-led forces have opened fire on Ukrainian positions three times near Pavlopil, Zaitseve, and Krymske, using 82mm mortars, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, and rifles," the report said.

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