Militants drop grenade at Ukrainian positions, soldier wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

The injured serviceman with shrapnel wounds was taken to the hospital
21:27, 2 May 2020
Open source


On May 2, militants again fired on the positions of Ukrainian troops near the village of Hnutove. The press center of the Joint Forces Operation headquarters reported this on Facebook page.

"The enemy from an unmanned aerial vehicle dropped a grenade launcher fragmentation round 17 above the positions of the Joint Forces. As a result of the explosion, one Ukrainian soldier received shrapnel wounds," the report said.

The headquarters noted that the soldier was taken to a medical institution, where he was provided with proper medical care.

"Such insidious actions of the enemy did not go unpunished. Using the available firepower, the Joint Force units gave the invaders an adequate response. The enemy’s losses are being clarified," it was reported.

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