Militant drone drops grenade on Ukrainian positions, one serviceman wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident occurred near Starohnativka village
17:34, 22 May 2020

Donbas conflict
Open source

Today, on May 22, a fragmentation grenade was dropped from a militant drone on the position of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Starohnativka village, Donetsk region. As a result, one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded. This was reported by the HQ of Joint Forces Operation.

"The enemy dropped a VOG-17 grenade from an unmanned aerial vehicle over the positions of the Joint Forces. As a result of the explosion, one Ukrainian serviceman received a shrapnel wound," the headquarters stated.

It is also reported that the serviceman was promptly taken to a medical facility where he was provided with medical care.

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