Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid nine enemy attacks in Donbas on May 15

10:15, 16 May 2020
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"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire nine 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 16. "As a result, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in enemy shelling."

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Russian-led forces opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Starohnativka, Vodiane, Kamianka, Slavne, and Orikhove.

The Joint Forces returned fire in response to each enemy attack. According to intelligence data, at least one member of Russia-led forces was wounded on May 15.

The enemy did not attack Ukrainian positions from 00:00 to 07:00 Kyiv time on May 16.

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops on Saturday.

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