24 hours in Donbas: 9 militant attacks, one Ukrainian solider killed

Source : 112 Ukraine

Two soldiers were wounded, and two more injured
09:36, 12 January 2018

Ukrainian photo

Russian-occupational forces continue violating the cease-fire agreement and attack the defensive fortifications of the Ukrainian Army with Minsk-banned arms, the Ukrainian Army HQ in Donbas reports on Facebook.

In Luhansk sector, the enemy used 82, 120-mm mortars and heavy machine guns around Luhanske, while grenade launchers and small arms were used for aimed attacks on the defenders of Novoluhanske. Ukrainian soldiers were forced to respond to the attack. The militants broke the ceasefire near Novozvanivka, having attacked with heavy machine guns as well.

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In Donetsk sector, Pryazovia became the hot spot. 82, 120-mm mortars were on many occasions used near Shyrokyne, Hnutove, and Lebedynske. Moreover, defenders of Pisky were attacked with grenade launchers.

The aggressor also used reconnaissance drones, which are forbidden by the Minsk agreements. They were spotted several times in different parts of the frontline.

One Ukrainian soldier died on duty, two soldiers were wounded, and two more injured.

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