Civilian severely wounded in militants' attack in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

A woman sustained grave injury to her lower back, caused by a mine explosion
16:51, 16 June 2020

82 mm mortar mine in the ground, Donbas
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On June 15, an incident took place in Donbas, involving an injury of a civilian resident. Russian mercenaries shelled residential neighborhoods on the outskirts of Avdiivka. The press office of the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on June 16.

"Local woman suffered an explosive trauma and the blind fragmentary wound to her lower back in the yard of her own household at about 9 p.m. The citizen was taken to intensive care of Avdiivka central city hospital, where she received medical assistance. Her health conditions are satisfactory", reads the message.

The fragments also damaged the house's roof. Ukrainian side of the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination found that the distance and the direction where the shooting came from clearly point out to the fact that occupant forces are involved in this crime.

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Since the beginning of June 16, Russian occupants attacked Ukrainian positions from mortars. Two ceasefire violations were observed.

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