Mortars, RPGs and small arms: Russian mercenaries attack Ukrainian positions five times

Source : 112 Ukraine

There have been no casualties among the Ukrainian troopers since Tuesday morning
23:56, 26 June 2018

Since the early hours of June 26, Russian militants attacked the emplacements of the Ukrainian military five times. The HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported this on Facebook.

'The occupant forces violated the ceasefire five times; in two cases, the enemy used 82 mm mortars, banned by Minsk agreements'. Mines and anti-tank grenades hit Krymske, Luhansk region.

No attacks were observed in Donetsk region, except for the Mariupol sector, where hostile troops opened fire in Vodyane and Hnutove. 

Related: 20-year-old Ukrainian soldier shot dead by enemy sniper in Donbas

There have been no casualties among the Ukrainian troopers since Tuesday morning; however, shortly before the mentioned period, 20-year-old Ruslan Bahlyk deceased at a hospital, having sustained the fatal injury after a sniper shot. 

The situation at the Joint Forces Operation area was under control over the last day on June 25. Militants were opening fire at Ukrainian positions for 24 times.  As a result, one Ukrainian soldier was hurt, according to the post of Joint Forces Operation press office on Facebook. 

Illegal military formations have intensified fight using mainly grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms in the evening.

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