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Russia's hybrid military forces on March 2 mounted 13 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with five Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.

"Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 13 times on March 2," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in a morning update on March 3. "Five members of Joint Forces were wounded amid enemy shelling."

The enemy opened fire, employing proscribed 152mm artillery systems, 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

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Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Opytne, Novomykhailivka, Lebedynske, Orikhove, Novotoshkivske, and Krymske.

"Since Tuesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near the village of Shyrokyne, using 82mm mortars," the update said.

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops Tuesday morning.