Ukrainian soldier wounded amid five enemy attacks in Donbas on July 1

09:25, 02 July 2020
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"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire five times on July 1," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 2. "As a result, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in enemy shelling."

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

Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Orikhove, Travneve, and Pisky.

The Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy attack. According to intelligence reports, two members of Russia-led forces were killed and another three were wounded on July 1. In addition, the enemy lost four more fighters and one truck in a blast of explosives.

"Since Thursday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions twice near the village of Luhanske, using 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, and heavy machine guns," the update said.

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

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