Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in action in Donbas on Jan 6
Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Monday, January 6.
"Yesterday, January 6, two members of the Joint Forces were wounded in enemy attacks," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on Tuesday, January 7.
Russia-led forces violated the ceasefire five times over the period under review.
Enemy troops used proscribed weapons, namely 82mm mortars, as well as grenade launchers of various types, large-caliber machine guns, and rifles.
Two of the attacks were recorded near the village of Pisky in the Skhid (East) sector, where Russia-led forces opened fire from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, small arms.
There were three attacks near the village of Krymske in the Pivnich (North) sector. Enemy troops used 82mm mortars, which are banned under the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers, and large-caliber machine guns.
No shelling was reported from 00:00 to 07:00 on January 7.
As UNIAN reported earlier, one Ukrainian soldier was killed in action on January 5. There were four enemy attacks on that day. Also, one soldier was killed and another one was heavily wounded when their GAZ-66 truck involved in a logistic support mission hit a TM-62 anti-tank blast mine near the village of Khutir Vilny.