One Ukrainian soldier wounded amid 11 enemy attacks on May 3

09:40, 04 May 2020
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"The Russian Federation's armed groups violated the ceasefire 11 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 May 4. "As a result of enemy shelling, one soldier was wounded, and another three had combat-related injuries."

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Russian-led forces opened fire from proscribed 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Bohdanivka, Kamianka, Pyshchevyk, Starohnativka, Orikhove, and Krymske.

Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy shelling. According to intelligence data, one member of Russia-led forces was killed and another one was wounded.

"Since Monday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near Krymske, using 120mm mortars and tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns," the update said.

No Ukrainian army casualties have been reported since Monday midnight.

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