24 hours in Donbas: No casualties among Ukrainian soldiers

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian occupants attacked Ukrainian troops 13 times
08:48, 10 April 2019

82 mm mortar mine in the ground, Donbas
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On April 10, illegal armed formations from the Russian Federation attacked outposts of Ukrainian forces in Donbas 13 times. That included seven occasions when the enemy used Minsk-banned weaponry. 

There are no casualties among the Ukrainian troops over the said period, the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported.

The hostile gangs used 82 and 120 mm mortars, IFVs, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

Related: Emergency Service officer dies in Donbas during mine clearance

In Donetsk region, the enemy opened fire in Pavlopol, Pisky, Shyrokyne, Hnutove, Avdiivka, and Verkhnyotoretske. In Luhansk region, Katerynivka, Novooleksandrivka, and Zolote-4 came under fire.

In every case, Ukrainian troops returned fire.

On April 9, an officer of Ukraine's State Emergency Serice deceased during the mine clearance works. Besides, Russian forces used brand new guided artillery shells to attack positions of Ukrainian warriors.

Related: Russian occupants use 152 mm guided artillery shells in Donbas

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