Day in Donbas: Three Ukrainian troopers injured in combat

Source : 112 Ukraine

Pro-Kremlin armed gangs fired on Ukrainian positions 11 times
23:56, 23 April 2020

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On Thursday, April 23, Russian mercenaries delivered eleven attacks on emplacements of Ukrainian forces in Donbas. That resulted in combat injuries for three servicemen. Ukraine's defense ministry reported that via press office.

The occupants shelled Ukrainian positions, using Minsk-banned 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

The overwhelming majority of attacks was observed in Donetsk region, in Novoselivka-II, Avdiivka, Novotroitske, Novomykhailivka, Pavlopol, Mariinka and twice in Starohnativka.

In Luhansk region, the enemy used 82 mm mortar to shell the positions of Joint Forces near Orikhove. Rocket-propelled grenades, fired from automatic grenade launchers hit the emplacements of Ukrainian troops near Novozvanivka.

Related: Day in Donbas: Militants fired at Ukrainian positions six times

The wounded Ukrainian servicemen were brought to a military hospital.

We previously reported that on April 22, the Ukrainian side of Minsk Trilateral Contact Group for settlement of Donbas conflict initiated the creation of a work group to restore control over the state border. 

Related: Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas since beginning of day

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