Donbas war update: 14 attacks on Ukraine army positions on April 4

10:53, 05 April 2020
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 14 times on April 4," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 5, 2020.

The enemy engaged Ukrainian troops with proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the villages of Shyrokyne, Taramchuk, Novomykhailivka, Slavne, Vodiane, Opytne, Pavlopil, Orikhove, Novotoshkivske, Novo-Oleksandrivka, Pivdenne, and Novoluhanske.

Joint Forces returned fire in response to enemy provocations, employing available means.

On Saturday, the armed forces of the Russian Federation also opened fire from grenade launchers on Verkhniotoretske, which is located near the contact line. As a result of a grenade rupture, a local female resident received a shrapnel wound to her leg. She was taken to a hospital and provided with medical assistance, the report said.

According to intelligence data, on April 4, two Russian occupiers were killed and another one was wounded. Ukrainian troops also destroyed an enemy drone and a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun.

"Since Sunday midnight, Russia-led forces have mounted three attacks on Ukrainian positions near Kamianka, using grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms," the update said.

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

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