Day in Donbas: Four Ukrainian servicemen wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Seven attacks on Ukrainian positions occurred
23:58, 7 July 2020

Donbas conflict
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On July 7, Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas seven times. They used weapons of banned calibers. Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Tuesday evening.

The enemy used 122 mm artillery, 120 and 82 mm mortars, IFVs and heavy machine guns to shell Novotoshkivske (Luhansk region).  

In Donetsk region, Russian mercenaries attacked Bohdanivka, Stahorhnativka, Avdiivka and Vodyane. Hostile forces used grenade launchers, anti-tank missile launchers and small arms.

Ukrainian forces returned fire, repelling the enemy. 

Four Ukrainian warriors were wounded in action; their health conditions are satisfactory.

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Currently, three checkpoints are now working on the division line in Donbas, Stanytsia Luhanska, Mariinka and Novotroitske. Previously, Russian mercenaries blocked the work of these checkpoints. Press office of the State Border Guard of Ukraine reported that on July 7.

Entry-exit checkpoint Novotroitske has been operating since 7 a.m. till 8 p.m. According to Border Guards, militants continue to block the crossing of division line - to some extent; they did not let a car with two passengers onto the occupied territory.

The Border Guard warns citizens that all three checkpoints still face constant threat of shelling by mercenaries.

Related: No talks about introducing special status of Donbas in Ukraine's Constitution, - minister


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