Donbas: Russian militants use drone to attack Ukrainian positions

Source : 112 Ukraine

The ceasefire violation took pace in Hnutove, Donetsk region
14:48, 1 June 2020

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Pro-Kremlin mercenaries landed an attack on positions of Ukrainian troops in Hnutove, Donetsk region. The HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported that on Facebook. 

The enemy used an unmanned aerial vehicle to drop a rocket-propelled grenade on Ukrainian emplacements. One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in the explosion. He was sent to a hospital and duly treated.

Ukraine's defense ministry reported another attack that the militants landed on Hnutove since the beginning of the day; that time, the enemy used grenade launchers of various systems. 

Related: Ukraine's checkpoints in Donbas switch to summertime working mode

On May 31, Russian armed mercenaries opened fire in Donbas three times; they attacked positions of Ukrainian forces, using 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems, and heavy machine guns. The Defense Ministry's press office reported that on June 1.

In small hours of May 31, the enemy attacked the outpost near Novotroitske, Donetsk region, using grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Near Vodyane, they used a stationary grenade launcher. 

Two 82 mm mines hit the positions near Orikhove, Luhansk region. 

On Sunday, Ukrainian fighters killed one and wounded two enemies. None of the government forces' soldiers were killed or wounded in action on May 31.

Related: Russian mercenaries use 82 mm mortars to shell Ukrainian positions in Donbas

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