Russian occupation forces 17 times shell Ukrainian troops in Donbas

15:40, 11 April 2020
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On Friday, the enemy fired on Ukrainian positions, employing 120 mm and 82 mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Ukrainian defenders took the necessary measures to force the enemy into halting aggressive action, as stated in an update by

On Friday, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in enemy shelling.

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Such actions on the part of the Russian invaders did not go unpunished – Joint Forces decisively suppressed enemy fire. Any aggressive and criminal actions by the enemy will be receiving an adequate and inevitable response from the Ukrainian defenders, the report says.

Intelligence data say one invader was killed and another two were wounded in action over the past day.

From day-start on April 11, Russian occupation forces shelled Ukrainian positions two times, employing mortars and artillery near Novotoshkivske.

"As a result of enemy shelling, two Ukrainian heroes suffered shrapnel wounds. Soldiers were evacuated to a military medical facility, where they were provided proper medical treatment. Their health status is satisfactory," the Ministry of Defense said.

No coronavirus cases have been reported among JF troops over the past day.

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