Ukrainian soldier wounded in Donbas as enemy UAV drops fragmentation round

17:50, 22 May 2020
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Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters (JFO HQ) has said one Ukrainian soldier has sustained a shrapnel wound after Russia's hybrid military forces used an unmanned aerial vehicle to drop on Ukrainian defense positions in Donbas a fragmentation round for a grenade launcher.

"Today, on May 22, Russian-occupation forces once again fired at our defenders near the village of Starohnativka. The enemy dropped from an unmanned aerial vehicle a VOG-17 fragmentation round," the JFO HQ wrote on Facebook on May 22.

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As a result of the attack, a soldier sustained a shrapnel wound. He was rushed to a hospital and provided medical assistance.

Ukraine's Joint Forces delivered an "adequate response".

"Losses among enemy troops are being verified," the report says.

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