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Donbas conflict: One Ukrainian soldier dies, another two get wounded

Russian militaries violated the ceasefire 32 times
10:10, 5 October 2019

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One Ukrainian serviceman died and two other soldiers were injured in Donbas on October 4. The press office of the Joint Forces stated that on its Facebook page

"The enemy opened fire in the direction of Donetsk region 18 times. The mercenaries shelled Vodiane and Pavlopil four times using grenade launchers of different systems and small arms. Novohnativka was attacked with automatic grenade launchers. The members of illegal armed formations used automatic grenade launchers, small arms and grenade launchers of various systems to attack Novotroitske and Avdiivka. The invaders opened fire in the direction of Lebedynske using hand anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms. The positions of Ukrainian fighters near Bohdanivka were shelled with automatic grenade launchers. To attack Verkniotoretske, the occupants used 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems and small arms. Pro-Russian militaries shelled Marinka with hand anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms," reads the message. 

"In Luhansk region, the enemy shelled the positions of Ukraine's Armed Forces 14 times. The members of illegal armed gangs shelled Luhanske and Novoluhanske four times using 120 and 82mm mortars as well as grenade launchers of various systems and small arms. Myronivske was attacked twice with the hand anti-tank grenade launcher and Zaitseve was shelled using 82mm mortars. The enemy used infantry fighting vehicles, small arms and grenade launchers of different systems. Russian mercenaries opened fire in the direction of Zolote with hand anti-tank grenade launchers," says the message. 

As a result of the enemy attacks, one soldier of the Joint Forces died and two others got injuries of various levels of severity. 

Since the beginning of the day, October 5, Russian-backed militaries have violated the set truce three times. 

Two of three attacks were recorded in Donetsk region. The mercenaries used small arms and automatic grenade launchers to shell the Ukrainian positions in Hnutove and Novohnativka. There was one shelling in Luhansk region. 82 mm ammunition was used to attack the positions of the Joint Forces near Zolote. 

Related: 23 ceasefire violations in Donbas combat area, one soldier injured

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