Donbas war update: Russian invaders open fire 12 times over past day, one soldier injured

12:30, 23 May 2020
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The enemy fired on Ukrainian defense positions, employing 120 mm and 82 mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various types, UAVs, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

In the zone of ​​responsibility of the SKHID (East) operational-tactical group, the enemy engaged Ukraine troops three times near Bohdanivka with 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns, small arms, as well as dropped a VOG-17 fragmentation round from a UAV.

Outside the village of Verkhniotoretske, the invaders fired twice, employing 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, and heavy machine guns.

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Near Starohnativka, the enemy violated the ceasefire, engaging Ukrainian forces with grenade launchers of various types and small arms, also using UAVs to drop VOG-17 fragmentation rounds on defense positions.

Ukraine defenders near Chermalyk, Vodiane and Pisky came under enemy fire as invaders employed grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

In the zone of ​​responsibility of the PIVNICH [North] operational-tactical group, the enemy engaged Ukraine forces near Novoluhanske and Luhanske, with the use of easel anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

As a result of enemy shelling, one Ukrainian serviceman was injured.

Joint Forces returned fire to enemy provocations. According to intelligence, two Russian invaders were killed in action and another one was injured.

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