Ukrainian soldier wounded amid 11 enemy attacks on Feb 19

09:20, 20 February 2020
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"Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 11 times on February 19," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on February 20. "One member of Joint Forces was wounded amid enemy shelling."

The enemy opened fire, employing proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. In addition, snipers were active.

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Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Lebedynske, Slavne, Vasylivka, Shyrokyne, Novotroyitske, Luhanske, and Orikhove.

"Since Thursday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near the village of Novomykhailivka, using 120mm mortars, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, and grenade launchers of various types," the update said.

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops Thursday morning.

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