One Ukraine soldier wounded as Russia-led forces mount 10 attacks on Jan 25

10:45, 26 January 2020
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"One member of the Joint Forces Operation was wounded in enemy shelling yesterday, January 25," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on January 26.

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The enemy used banned 120mm mortars, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and rifles to attack Ukrainian positions in Donbas.

Hot spots were the villages of Pisky, Pavlopil (two attacks), Verkhniotoretske, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Katerinyvka, and the town of Avdiyivka.

Pairs of enemy snipers were reportedly working near the village of Berezove (attacked twice).

From 00:00 to 07:00 on Sunday, January 26, the Russia-led forces did not open fire. No Ukrainian casualties were reported over the period.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces on January 24 mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action.

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