Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas on Dec 20
Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Friday, December 20.
"Yesterday, December 20, one member of the Joint Forces was wounded amid enemy shelling. Another soldier, who was using an optical device for observation, sustained retinal injuries caused by an enemy laser weapon," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on December 21, 2019.
In total, the enemy mounted 10 attacks on Ukrainian positions on December 20.
Russia's hybrid military forces opened fire from 82mm mortars, which are banned under the Minsk peace agreements. They also used grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.
Hot spots in Donbas were the village of Khutir Vilny, areas near the town of Svitlodarsk and the villages of Shumy, Krymske, Nevelske, Slavne, Kamianka, Vasylivka, and Butivka coal mine.
Since Saturday midnight, the enemy has not opened fire. There have been no Ukrainian army casualties since then.