ATO HQ update: One Ukrainian soldier killed amid two attacks in Donbas on Sep 23
Russia's hybrid military forces violated the ceasefire in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, two times as of 18:00 on September 23, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
"The enemy opened fire from small arms near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka in the Luhansk sector. Our military returned fire symmetrically. As a result of the confrontation one of Ukraine's defenders was mortally wounded," the ATO QH reported.
Militants employ artillery on Luhansk direction 1st time since latest ceasefire settledIn addition, the Russia-backed militants opened fire from a heavy machine gun in the Mariupol sector at around 13:00. Ukrainian soldiers suppressed the attack, forcing the enemy to adhere to the ceasefire.