One Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian occupants shelled the positions of Ukrainian forces nine times, using Minsk-banned mortars
09:22, 24 April 2019

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On April 23, the illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation opened fire in Donbas nine times. That included the use of Minsk-banned mortars of 82 and 120 mm. One Ukrainian fighter lost his life in combat, the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported on Facebook.

The enemy also used small arms, sniper rifles, grenade launchers and heavy machineguns.

In Donetsk region, the occupants opened fire in Hnutove, Verkhnyotoretske, Mariinka, Chermalyk, Pisky.

Related: 11-year-old girl wounded during attack on Zolote-5 in Donbas, - OSCE SMM

An 11-year-old girl was injured in the attack by Russian occupants in the militant-held area of Luhansk region. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported this on Facebook, referring to the OSCE SMM report.

On April 20, a local woman told the OSCE patrol members that the incident occurred on April 14. At about 7.30 p.m., she heard a loud explosion next to her house in Zolote-5. Her daughter suffered a wound, which caused her ear to bleed. Mother called the ambulance, which took the girl to a hospital in Pervomaisk (militant-controleld part of Luhansk region), then to a medical facility in Luhansk, where she could be treated properly.  

Related: Day in Donbas: One Ukrainian serviceman dies and one more wounded

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