One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action as Russia-led forces mounted 25 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Thursday, October 24.
"One member of the Joint Forces was wounded in action amid shelling on October 24," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update as of 07:00 a.m. Kyiv time on October 25.
The enemy opened fire from guns installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns, and rifles.
In particular, 15 enemy attacks were reported in the Skhid (East) sector. The town of Maryinka alone came under attack five times; two attacks were recorded near the town of Avdiyivka and the villages of Talakivka, Bohdanivka, and Shyrokyne each, while the villages of Verkhniotoretske and Slavske were attacked once.
Ten attacks were reported in the Pivnich (North) sector: Russia-led forces shelled the village of Zolote-4 (outside the disengagement area) five times, using grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and rifles. Two attacks were recorded near the village of Luhanske, while the village of Zaitseve, Troyitske, and Krymske were attacked once each.
What is more, the JFO reported about two civilian casualties – two workers of the Luhanskvoda water utility company were wounded at about 10:00 Kyiv time on October 24 while performing repair works at the Kindrashivska railway station in a Russia-occupied district in Luhansk region after Russia-led forces had opened fire from a heavy AGS-17 infantry support weapon. The JFO HQ says Ukrainian troops are deployed more than 2,500 meters from the site of the incident (the effective firing range of the AGS-17 is from 800 to 1,700 meters).
No ceasefire violations were registered from 00:00 to 07:00 a.m. Kyiv time on Friday, October 25.