On October 11, Russia-backed mercenaries opened fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas 27 times. In ten cases, they used Minsk-banned weapons. The Ukrainian troops sustained no casualties over the period, the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reports.
In combat, the enemy used grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and small arms. Mines of various calibers hit the Ukrainian emplacements in Luhanske, Chermalyk, Lebedynske, Svitlodarsk and Hnutove. A hostile IFV fired on Ukrainian defenders in the area of Vodyane.
The Ukrainian military intelligence reports that two Russian militants were killed in action.
Since the beginning of the day, the enemy used grenade launchers, heavy machineguns and small arms to attack the emplacements near Mariinka, Taramchuk and Hnutove. None of the Minsk-banned weapons were used.
Four Ukrainian soldiers deceased in action on October 10, as the militants performed 28 attacks over that day. In particular, the enemy shot at our positions near Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Zolote, Stepne, Troitske, Novoluhanske, Travneve, Zaitseve, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Marinka, Novomykhaylivka, Starohnativka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Lebedynske, and Shyrokyne. The militants used 120mm and 82mm mortars, an anti-tank guided weapon, IFV, ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft mount, mortars of various modifications, heavy machine guns, and small arms.