Day in Donbas: One Ukrainian serviceman dead, two wounded

Russian occupants used heavy mortars banned by Minsk agreements
08:50, 19 July 2019

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One Ukrainian soldier was killed in Donbas over the past 24 hours. Another two servicemen sustained combat wounds, the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported. 

The illegal armed gangs of Russian mercenaries opened fire ten times. On three occasions, they used heavy weaponrs banned by Minsk agreements, specifically 82 mm and 120 mm mortars. The enemy also fired small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers.

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Skirmishes were observed in Pisky, Troitske, Kamyanka, Vodyane, Pavlopol, Lomakyno and Pishchevik (all in Luhansk region). In Donetsk region, the enemy opened fire in Mayorsk.

The Ukrainian intelligence reported that one Russian occupant was killed in action; another two were wounded.

Since the beginning of the day, July 19, Russian mercenaries attacked Shyrokyne in Donetsk region.

Related: 24 hours in Donbas: One Ukrainian serviceman wounded

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