24 hours in Donbas: Ukrainian trooper sustains shrapnel wound

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal armed units opened fire 29 times over the period
08:37, 22 June 2018

Unian Net

Since the morning of June 21, fighters of pro-Russian illegal armed gangs attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 29 times. One of the Ukrainian soldiers suffered a shrapnel wound, the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported.

Ukrainian forces repelled all attacks, killing three and wounding another three enemy combatants.

Militants used mortars to shell Stanytsia Luhanska and Novotoshkivske (Luhansk region), as well as Zaitsevo, Lebedynske, Pavlopol, Mariinka, Novotroitske, Starohnativka, Krasnohorivka and Hnutove (all in Donetsk region).

Since the morning till 6 p.m. of June 21, Russian mercenaries mainly abided by the ceasefire mode in war-torn Donbas. The press service of the Joint Forces Operation HQ posted this on Facebook.

No combat activity was observed in Luhansk and Donetsk sectors over the mentioned period.

In Kamyanka and Lebedynka (Mariupol sector), the militants attacked Ukrainian positions from small arms and grenade launchers. Two 122 mm artillery shells hit Hnutove.

Related: Donbas: Insignificant combat activity in Mariupol sector

Related: Three Ukrainian servicemen wounded in Donbas since Wednesday afternoon

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