Ukraine soldier killed in action in Donbas on Oct 6

22:59, 06 October 2019
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Russia-led forces used proscribed weapons to shell Ukrainian positions / Photo from UNIAN

"During the day today, one member of the Joint Forces was killed in action, and another one was wounded in action," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) headquarters said in an evening update on Sunday, October 6.

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In total, Russia-led forces on October 6 mounted 17 attacks on Ukrainian positions in violation of the ceasefire, it said.

"The enemy attacked JFO positions, using proscribed 82mm mortars, as well as cannons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, sniper rifles, small arms," the update said.

In the Skhid (East) sector, under attack were Ukrainian positions near the villages of Pavlopil, Novotroyitske, Bohdanivka, and the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka.

In the Pivnich (North) sector, the enemy attacked Ukrainian units stationed in the villages of Novoluhanske, Zolote-4, Zaitseve, and the town of Popasna.

As UNIAN reported earlier, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action and another one sustained a combat-related injury in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on October 5. In total, there were 24 enemy attacks on that day.

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