Donbas war update: 11 enemy attacks, one soldier injured in booby-trap blast on Feb 22

09:54, 23 February 2020
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Russia-led forces continue shelling Ukrainian troops in Donbas / Photo from UNIAN

Russia-led forces used proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and rifles to attack Ukrainian troops, the JFO HQ said on Facebook in a morning update on February 23.

One Ukrainian soldier was injured in a booby-trap blast on February 22.

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No enemy attacks were reported from 00:00 to 07:00 Kyiv time on February 23.

As UNIAN reported earlier, a sabotage and reconnaissance group of Russian-led forces tried again to advance across the contact line in Donbas in the early hours of February 22. "Under cover of fire from small arms, the enemy tried to take the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novotoshkivske," the JFO HQ said then. JFO members timely spotted the enemy troops and repelled the attack with firearms, making them retreat and suffer losses amid the skirmish.

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