Day in Donbas: One Ukrainian serviceman died, one wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian-backed militants used the Minsk-banned weaponry,
10:54, 17 March 2019


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March 16, one Ukrainian soldier died and another one was wounded in the Donbas conflict zone, as the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ reports on Facebook.

Russian-backed militants opened fire twice at the position of Ukraine's Armed Forces; they used the Minsk-banned weaponry, in particular, 82 mm mortars over 24 hours.

The enemy attacked the Ukrainian positions in the North group area near the Vilnyi village.

According to the surveillance data, two pro-Russian militants were killed and two more were wounded. The hostile drone was also destroyed.

Related: Donbas: Russia violates armistice six times over 24 hours

No attacks have been spotted since the midnight of March 17.

March 9, Armed Forces of Ukraine detained the fighter of the Luhansk People’s Republic; the detainee expressed willingness to fight for the Ukrainian army.

The detainee had a Kalashnikov AK-74 automatic machine, a military ticket of the Luhansk People's Republic, issued Alchevsk, as well as banknotes of the Russian bank, a vacation ticket, a certificate of medical treatment of the military unit L 74347 and other similar documents.


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