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.
As we reported earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has awarded Colonel Serhiy Hubanov the title of Hero of Ukraine (posthumously).
Serhiy Hubanov was in charge of Luhansk-1, the volunteer battalion of Ukraine's Interior Ministry; on May 21, 2020, he sustained a fatal injury while on a combat mission in Novoaidar district, Luhansk region. He sustained a deadly shrapnel injury.