Since the early hours of May 6, pro-Kremlin illegal armed gangs have attacked positions of Ukrainian forces in Donbas 15 times. That resulted in combat injuries for two Ukrainian soldiers, Defense Ministry reports.
The enemy used Minsk-banned 82 mm mortars, as well as sniper rifles, small arms, grenade launchers of various systems, and heavy machine guns.
82 mm mines hit positions near Nevelske and Bohdanivka (Donetsk region). The enemy also attacked Pavopil, Slavne, Mariinka, Starohnativka and Avdiivka (twice).
In the Luhansk region, the Russian mercenaries attacked Orikhove, using automatic grenade launchers and sniper rifles. Rocket-propelled grenades hit Krymske and Pivdenne.
Previously, we reported that militants launched an unguided missile in the Donetsk region; it was found hundreds of meters away from residential buildings on the outskirts of Pavlopil. According to preliminary information, the missile was fired from Verkhnoshyrokivske village. The rocket did not explode, none of the locals were injured.
The case was documented by the relevant investigative bodies. Engineering and sapper units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine neutralized the missile on the spot by detonation.