The HQ of the Joint Forces Operation stated about the wound of the Ukrainian military near Zaitseve, Donetsk region, in the result of the aiming fire from the side of the enemy as the HQ reported on Facebook.
The HQ also told the details of the incident: according to confirmed information, on the eve, the snipers arrived from Russia to this area of Donbas to pass the exams.
“The occupants wounded one of our defenders by the aiming fire. The injured soldier was provided with the necessary aid urgently. Such criminal activity was not left without a response. The Ukrainian military, using the permitted armament, destroyed the firing points of the enemy. The losses of the enemy to be specified,” the message said.
Besides, the militants shelled the detachment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Vodyane, Donetsk region, in breach of the agreements. The enemy held the attacks from rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms.
Earlier, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine Heidi Grau said that the number of victims of the conflict in Donbas had increased significantly in the past two weeks.
As we reported, illegal armed formations of Russian militants attacked the residential area in Mariinka, Donetsk region. The local school students were evacuated to the bomb shelter. The armed gangs used small arms and grenade launchers to open fire in living neighborhoods in the outskirts of Mariinka.