One Ukrainian soldier wounded amid eight enemy attacks on April 8

09:26, 09 April 2020
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire eight times on April 8. 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 April 9.

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

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Hnutove, Starohnativka, Novo-Oleksandrivka, Orikhove, and Zaitseve.

According to intelligence data, five members of enemy troops were wounded on April 8.

"Since Thursday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions twice near the town of Krasnohorivka and the village of Novomykhailivka, using tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns and heavy machine guns," the update said.

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

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