Ukraine reports four soldiers wounded amid seven enemy attacks in Donbas

09:25, 16 June 2020
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"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire seven 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 June 16. "As a result, three servicemen of the Joint Forces were wounded and another one sustained combat-related injuries in enemy shelling."

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Russian-led forces opened fire from proscribed 82mm mortars, anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Under attack were Ukrainian positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Novoluhanske, Novoselivka Druha, Pavlopil, and Kamianka.

The Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy attack. According to intelligence reports, three members of Russia-led forces were wounded on June 15.

"Since Tuesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near the village of Orikhove, using automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and rifles," the update said.

No casualties have been reported among Ukrainian troops since Tuesday midnight.

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