One Ukrainian soldier wounded amid seven enemy attacks on March 16

09:40, 17 March 2020
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"The Russian Federation's armed forces violated the ceasefire seven times on March 16. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on March 17.

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The enemy opened fire, employing proscribed 82mm mortars, an anti-tank missile system, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pisky, Lebedynske, Slavne, Novotoshkivske, and Khutir Vilny.

"Since Tuesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions once near the village of Berezove, using a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun, heavy machine guns, and rifles," the update said.

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops Tuesday morning.

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