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Ukraine Army officials say a military serviceman was killed and another one injured in an enemy shelling in the Donbas warzone as enemy forces violated the ceasefire and engaged Ukrainian defense positions with weapons proscribed by Minsk agreements.

The latest report by the Joint Forces Operation HQ marks an escalation of hostilities as a total of 15 attacks was reported in the past 24 hours, which is almost twice the number recorded in the previous day.

Also, another military was injured in a blast of an unidentified explosive device.

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The enemy fired on Ukrainian positions using 120 mm and 82 mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and other small arms.

The JFO Staff says Ukrainian units delivered a resolute response to the attacks of Russian invaders, returning fire and engaging the enemy with weapons that are not banned by the relevant agreements.

There have been no attacks since day-start on Sunday, the morning update says.

As UNIAN reported earlier, a Ukrainian female combat medic, sergeant Klavdia Sytnyk was killed in action near the village of Novotoshkivske in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.