Ukraine reports 10 enemy attacks in Donbas on April 7

09:00, 08 April 2020
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 10 times on April 7," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 8, 2020.

The enemy opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.

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Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka, Avdiyivka, and Popasna, and the villages of Kamianka, Opytne, Novotoshkivske, Novozvanivka, and Novo-Oleksandrivka.

Moreover, neglecting the norms of international humanitarian law, Russia-led forces on April 7 attacked a civilian car near the town of Krasnohorivka. A VOG-17 grenade being carried by an unmanned aerial vehicle was dropped near the vehicle belonging to a Ukrainian TV channel. Fortunately, none of the journalists and military personnel were injured.

According to intelligence data, one member of enemy troops was wounded and one of their anti-tank missile systems was damaged on April 7.

"Since Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near Maryinka and the village of Pavlopil, using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, and heavy machine guns," the update said.

No Ukrainian army casualties were reported over the period under review.

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