On August 9, two Ukrainian army servicemen were wounded in Donbas combat area. The HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported this via Facebook on Thursday evening.
Since early morning till 6 p.m., the enemy opened fire six times.
Russian occupant forces used mostly grenade launchers and small arms to attack positions of Ukrainian troops in the area of Novotoshkivske, Mariinka, Starohnativka, Bohdanivka and Lebedynske. 82 mm mines hit Hnutove.
Earlier, OSCE SMM in Ukraine reiterated that since the beginning of the year, 31 civilians perished and another 137 were wounded in Donbas because of the combat action and ammunitions detonation. Alexander Hug, the first deputy head of the OSCE SMM said this as quoted by Interfax-Ukraine news agency.
'The total number of victims among civilian population makes 168 victims', he said.
According to him, 17 died and 42 were wounded because of the detonation of mines and ammunition.