Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas as enemy drops grenade from UAV on JF positions

23:40, 02 May 2020
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Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters (JFO HQ) has said one Ukrainian soldier has sustained a shrapnel wound, as Russia's hybrid military forces dropped a grenade launcher fragmentation round, using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on JF positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

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"Today, on May 2, the Russian-occupying forces once again fired at our defenders near the village of Hnutove. The enemy dropped a VOG-17 fragmentation round from an unmanned aerial vehicle on Joint Forces positions," the JFO HQ wrote on Facebook on May 2.

As a result of a grenade rupture, a soldier received a shrapnel wound. He was rushed to a hospital and provided with medical assistance.

"Such insidious actions of the enemy did not go unpunished. The invaders received an adequate response from the Ukrainian defenders. Losses among enemy forces are being verified," the report said.

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