Russia-led forces mount seven attacks on Ukraine army in Donbas on March 23, two soldiers wounded
Russia-led forces mounted seven attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on March 23, as a result of which two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action.
"Two members of the Joint Forces [of Ukraine] were wounded amid enemy shelling yesterday, March 23," the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said in a morning update on Facebook on March 24.
The enemy used proscribed weapons, namely 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as an anti-tank missile system, grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and riffles.
Hotspots were the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka, the villages of Vodiane, Novotoshkivske, and Shumy.
Ukrainian servicemen fired back to counter the attacks, using available weapons, the JFO HQ said.
Two enemy attacks were recorded from 00:00 to 07:00 on Tuesday, March 24. No Ukrainian army casualties were reported over that period.