Terrorists 13 times attack Ukrainian troops in Donbas in past day

10:40, 16 November 2019
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Joint Forces positions came under fire of 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements, weapons installed on IFVs, grenade launchers of various types, and small arms, including heavy machine guns.

That's according to a morning war update by the Joint Forces Operation Command.

In the area of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] tactical grouping, Russian occupation forces shelled Ukrainian troops six times, engaging Ukrainian troops near Chernenko – with SPG sniper rifles, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns; twice near Zaitseve – with small arms, 120 mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers; near Lebedynske and Berezovye – with automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns; and outside Novohnativka – with heavy machine guns.

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In the area of ​​responsibility of the Pivnich [North] tactical grouping, seven enemy attacks were recorded: twice near Mayorske where the enemy fired easel anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns; near Novotoshkovske – 82 mm mortars, IFV-2 guns, grenade launchers of various types, and heavy machine guns, near Luhanske – easel anti-tank grenade launchers; two times near Novoluhanske – 82 mm mortars, hand anti-tank grenade launchers, and small arms, and near Khutir Vilniy – easel anti-tank grenade launchers.

Yesterday, November 15, one Ukrainian soldier sustained a combat injury.

Since day-start on Saturday, Russian occupation troops have not opened fire.

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