Donbas Conflict: Defense Ministry confirms two wounded soldiers

Source : 112 Ukraine

The militants shelled the Ukrainian Armed Forces 47 times during the past 24 hours
14:27, 30 April 2018

Ukraine Crisis Media Center

During the past 24 hours, April 29, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the zone of the Donbas Conflict due to the attacks of the pro-Russian militants. Maksym Prauta, the spokesperson of the Defense Ministry claimed this as reported.

'During the past 24 hours no casualties reported, two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were wounded', Prauta reported.

Related: Aggravation in Donbas: Ukrainian Foreign Ministry urges to increase pressure on Russia

Also, the Defense Ministry confirmed the information about 45 attacks of the militants at the Ukrainian soldiers. All attacks were targeted. The Ukrainian soldiers were forced to respond by firing 19 times.

As we reported, on April 30, the Anti-Terrorist Operation is officially replaced by the Joint Force Operation (JFO) in Donbas.

The change of the format is defined in the law 'On Donbas reintegration'.

Related: Day in Donbas: 21 attacks of pro-Russian militants during the day

On April 13, Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine claimed that the Anti-terrorist operation in the East of Ukraine is to be renamed in the Joint Forces Operation since April 30, 2018. 

As it was reported earlier, Poroshenko appointed Serhiy Nayev the Joint Force Commander

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