Shelling of Krasnohorivka: One soldier killed, six wounded

21:21, 29 July 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas twice on July 29, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action and six as wounded in action, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, at about 08:00 Kyiv time, the militants started firing a 120mm mortar on the Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of the town of Krasnohorivka. Three mines fell near a Ukrainian fortified position, resulting in one serviceman was killed and another six received injuries of various degrees.

Read alsoDonbas militants preparing terrorist acts against OSCE to blame Ukrainian army – ATO HQThe second fact of the use of weapons by militants was recorded near the village of Novotoshkivske, where the occupiers opened fire from grenade launchers.

The headquarters note that it is not the first time that a single aimed shelling of the Ukrainian positions leads to casualties.

"Although the Ukrainian side strictly observes the ceasefire, there is an asymmetric response from our fighters for almost every militant shelling. The enemy will pay a high price for every Ukrainian dead and wounded," the press center said.

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