A Ukrainian soldier has been wounded near the village of Pavlopil in Donetsk region in an explosion of a grenade the enemy dropped from the unmanned aerial vehicle.
"The enemy dropped a grenade (probably VOG-17) from their UAV on the positions of the Joint Forces. One Ukrainian soldier was injured in the blast. The serviceman was rushed to a hospital where he was provided proper medical assistance," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters said on Facebook.
According to the JFO headquarters, the insidious act on the part of enemy forces did not go unpunished. Ukrainian troops returned fire, employing weaponry available. The enemy losses are being verified, the report adds.
As UNIAN wrote earlier, since Thursday midnight, Russia-led forces have engaged Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Chermalyk and Novotroyitske with 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, sniper rifles, and small arms. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded.