Donbas: Ukrainian Sergeant killed by pro-Russian sniper

Source : 112 Ukraine

Another three servicemen were wounded in combat
23:56, 19 March 2020

112 Agency

A 35-year-old Sergeant of the Joint Forces passed away after a sniper shot in Donbas on March 19. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Facebook

"Armed formations of the Russian Federation once again breached the ceasefire and attacked the emplacements of the Joint Forces. Unfortunately, today, March 19, Ukraine lost another courageous defender. A military serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine deceased from enemy sniper fire at a position in Luhansk region", the message said. 

The tragedy took place near Popasna, Luhansk region. The Ukrainian Sergeant was 35 years old. He served with military unit No.0409.

Related: Day in Donbas: Ten attacks, two Ukrainian servicemen wounded

Another three servicemen were wounded in combat on Thursday, as Russian mercenaries landed 15 attacks on Ukrainian positions.

Earlier on March 18, we reported that the pro-Kremlin militants attacked positions of Ukraine’s Armed Forces with anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, mortars of 120-mm and 82-mm caliber, the armament of infantry fighting vehicles and small arms. 

Related: Ukrainian positions in Donbas attacked five times, no casualties reported

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