On August 18, as a result of the fighting in Donbas, one member of the Joint forces was killed and one was injured. This is reported on the page of the Joint Forces Operation HQ in Facebook.
The Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 10 times, including one time from heavy weapons.
The invaders opened fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at positions of the Joint forces in the areas of settlements Zolote, Popasna, Novooleksandrivka, Hnutovo, Pavlopil, Lebedynske and Shirokine. Along with this, in the area of Avdiivka, the enemy fired our defenders from 82 mm mortar.
The situation in the area of the Joint forces operation remains controlled.
As reported, over the past day, August 17, in the area of the operation, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded.