24 hours in JFO zone: two Ukrainian soldiers wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

The military servicemen were injured near Krymske, Luhansk region
18:45, 8 June 2018

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Two Ukrainian soldiers were injured from the beginning of the day in Donbas, as Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, Ministry of Defence of Ukraine spokesperson on the JFO said at the briefing.

“Two our soldiers were wounded as a result of the battle actions near Krymske. They were immediately taken to the military hospital in Severodonetsk, their health condition is satisfactory,”  Motuzyanyk stated.

He added that the militants attacked at the Ukrainian positions seven times from the beginning of the day (as at 9:00).

Related: More than 40 civilians suffered in Donbas Conflict in 2018

In particular, the enemy used 82- and 120-mm mortar launchers, having launched 29 shells in Luhansk sector. Besides, Russian occupation troops shot at the positions near Krymske using infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms.

The militants were firing from small arms in Donetsk sector near Marinka, Vodyane, Pavlopil and Krasnohorivka.

Related: U.S. State Department urges Russia to withdraw troops from Donbas

Earlier, it was reported that the militants have violated the ceasefire 37 times over the past 24 hours. As a result, four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.

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