Day in Donbas: Two Ukrainian servicemen killed, three wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

Another one deceased in action in the early hours of June 5
09:31, 5 June 2019

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On June 4, Russian terrorists violated the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 16 times. That included the use of various kinds of weapons: 82 and 120 mm mortars, IFV armament, anti-tank missile launchers, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, automatic small arms and sniper rifles.

In Donetsk region, the enemy opened fire 11 times. Avdiivka, Opytne, Novoselivka II, Talakivka, Chermalyk, Pavlopol, Pisky and Vodyane came under fire. The most intense combat activity was observed in Avdiivka, with 120 mm mines and anti-tank missiles landing in this area.

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In Luhansk region, militants fired at Ukrainian positions five times. In Krymske, they used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Sniper fire was observed in Zolote-4; in Stanytsia Luhanska, the hostile fighters fired small arms. 

Ukrainian forces took casualties over the mentioned period; two servicemen were killed, another three were wounded. 

The enemy lost one man killed in action, and another one sustained combat wounds.

Since the beginning of June 5, the enemy attacked Ukrainian positions four times. One Ukrainian soldier lost his life in action.

Related: Donbas war: Militants perform eight attacks

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