Donbas conflict: One Ukrainian soldier killed, three injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian-backed militants violated truce 13 times, using grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms
12:27, 26 August 2019

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August 25, pro-Russian mercenaries violated the ceasefire 13 times in the Joint Forces Operation area. One soldier of Ukraine's Armed Forces died, another three were injured. This was reported by the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) on its Facebook page. 

The Ukrainian positions were targeted with grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms.

Particularly, the enemy attacked the positions of Ukrainian fighters ten times in Donetsk region: Mykolaivka was shelled with the help of grenade launchers of various systems. Russian mercenaries opened fire in the direction of Vodiane five times, using the same weaponry. Marinka was shelled with an automatic grenade launcher. The occupants attacked Avdiivka, using the automatic grenade launcher, machine guns, and small arms. The members of the armed military formations shelled Pavlopil and Troitske with the help of machine guns and the automatic grenade launcher. 

The illegal military formations opened fire three times in Luhansk region: Shumel was attacked with grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns, and sniper weapons. Zolote-4 and Zolote-5 were attacked with heavy machine guns and small arms. The enemy fire was also opened in the direction of Yuzhne - the positions were shelled with the help of grenade launchers of various systems and machine guns. 

Since the beginning of the day, August 26, no shellings and violations were recorded on the part of Russian militaries and mercenaries. 

Related: Ukraine's border guards refused to pass 282 people through contact line with occupied Donbas

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