Donbas: One Ukrainian military killed, another wounded over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

Since the beginning of the day, the militants have twice broken the truce, using mortars
21:58, 16 March 2019

One Ukrainian military was killed, another one was wounded in the Donbas conflict zone on March 16. This was reported in the press center of the Joint Forces Operation on Facebook.

"During the current day, the enemy twice shot at positions of the Joint forces, using twice 82 mm caliber mortars forbidden by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. The shelling was carried out in the North operational group action zone in the area of the Khutir Vilny village”, the statement reads.

As a result of the offensive, one Ukrainian military was killed, another one was wounded.

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The Armed Forces of Ukraine detained the fighter of the Luhansk People’s Republic on March 9, the detainee expressed willingness to fight for the Ukrainian army. The Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ reports this.

“On March 9, the soldiers of one of the units of the brigade of the Joint Forces operation, which carries combat missions in the direction of Severodonetsk, noticed a man heading along the forest line towards our position. When the four soldiers went closer to him and let him go down the trench, then our defenders detained the unknown man,” the report said.

The detainee had a Kalashnikov AK-74 automatic machine, a military ticket of the Luhansk People's Republic, issued Alchevsk, as well as banknotes of the Russian bank, a vacation ticket, a certificate of medical treatment of the military unit L 74347 and other similar documents.

“The detained man appeared to be a citizen of Ukraine, Y. was born in Mykolayiv in 1976, and his passport was issued in Stakhanov city in 1992. The registration of traitor’s passport is also Stakhanov city of Luhansk region," the report said.

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