Ukraine reports one KIA, three WIAs amid 14 enemy attacks in Donbas on March 31

09:20, 01 April 2020
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 14 times on March 31. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two were wounded as a result of enemy shelling. Another member of the Joint Forces was injured while stepping on a Russian-made landmine," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 1.

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The enemy engaged Ukrainian troops with proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.

Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Krasnohorivka and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Pisky, Shyrokyne, Hnutove, Kamianka, Starohnativka, Novotoshkivske, Luhanske, and Zaitseve.

According to intelligence data, on March 31, thanks to the decisive response of the Joint Forces, three Russian occupiers were killed and another one was wounded. Ukrainian troops also destroyed an enemy infantry fighting vehicle.

"Since Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, using tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns," the update said.

No casualties were reported in Ukrainian Army ranks on Wednesday morning.

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