Ukrainian soldier wounded amid 13 enemy attacks in Donbas on July 18

10:10, 19 July 2020
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Ukrainian soldier wounded amid 13 enemy attacks in Donbas on July 18 / JFO

"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire 13 times on July 18," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 19. "As a result, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in enemy shelling."

Russian-led forces opened fire from proscribed 122mm artillery systems, 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, anti-tank missile systems, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns, sniper rifles, and small arms.

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Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the villages of Starohnativka, Vodiane, Novoselivka Druha, Talakivka, Hnutove, Novotoshkivske, Khutir Vilny, and Prychepylivka.

Disengagement site No. 3 Bohdanivka also came under attack as Russian armed formations opened fire from small arms from the village of Petrivske.

The Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy attack. According to intelligence reports, one member of Russia-led forces was killed on July 18. The enemy's prior casualties on July 16 included two killed fighters, according to updated data.

"Since Sunday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions six times near the villages of Prychepylivka, Luhanske, Vodiane, and Starohnativka, using 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and heavy machine guns," the update said.

There have been no Ukrainian army casualties since Sunday midnight.

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