Donbas: Ukrainian serviceman wounded in attack on Novoselivka

Source : 112 Ukraine

17 artillery shells hit Ukrainian positions in that area
15:01, 11 August 2021

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

A Ukrainian military serviceman sustained injuries in the attack on Novoselivka, Donetsk region; this is the same settlement where local resident died in the attack that had occurred the same day. Press department of the Office of the President of Ukraine reported that on August 11.

"17 artillery shells of 122 mm caliber hit the positions of Ukrainian defenders", reads the message.

Earlier, we wrote that a local resident deceased during the attack on Novoselivka, Donbas, which occurred on Wednesday morning. Pavlo Kyrylenko, the head of regional military and civil administration reported that on Facebook.

The victim of the attack was an old man born in 1935. 

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Law enforcers are sorting out the circumstances of the tragedy. 

On August 10, Russian occupants landed mortar and artillery fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. That resulted in combat injuries for three Ukrainian fighters; one of them deceased, the other two are getting treatment. The illegal armed gangs of militants shelled Vodyane, Nevelske, Mariinka, New York, Katerynivka, Pisky, Novooleksandrivka, Luhanske and Novoluhanske. The enemy opened fifre from 122 mm cannons, 120 mm mortars, anti-tank missile systems, automatic mounted grenade launchers and RPGs, as well as heavy machine guns and small arms.

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