One Ukraine soldier killed, three wounded amid 14 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day
One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another three were wounded as Russia-led forces mounted 14 attacks in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday, July 8.
"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire 14 times in the past day," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 9. "Unfortunately, as a result of enemy shelling, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed in action and another three were wounded in action."
The enemy opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, small arms, and UAVs.
Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Starohnativka, Opytne, Khutir Vilny, Orikhove, Novoluhanske, Novozvanivka, and Zaitseve.
The Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy shelling. According to intelligence reports, two members of Russia-led forces were wounded on July 8. In addition, Ukrainian troops destroyed one enemy military truck.
The enemy did not attack Ukrainian positions from 00:00 to 07:00 Kyiv time on July 9.
No casualties have been reported since Thursday midnight.