Ukraine reports three soldiers wounded amid 16 enemy attacks in Donbas
Russia's hybrid military forces on June 11 mounted 16 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with three Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.
"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire 16 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 12. "As a result, two servicemen of the Joint Forces were wounded and another one sustained combat-related injuries in enemy shelling."
Russian-led forces opened fire, employing proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various types, UAVs, heavy machine guns, sniper rifles, and small arms.
Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Novomykhailivka, Hnutove, Novotroyitske, Chermalyk, Pavlopil, Orikhove, Khutir Vilny, Krymske, Novo-Oleksandrivka, and Luhanske.
The Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy attack. According to intelligence data, eight members of Russia-led forces were killed and at least another eight were wounded on June 11.
"Since Friday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near the villages of Luhanske and Verkhniotoretske, using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns," the update said.
No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops from Friday midnight.