One Ukrainian serviceman killed, one wounded in action in Donbas over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian occupants attacked Ukrainian positions in the combat area several times
13:48, 22 March 2019

112 Agency

One of the Ukrainian defenders lost his life in combat in Donbas. Ukrainian defense ministry reported that on Friday, March 22. 

Over the past 24 hours, the Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas seven times. Zolote-1, Novozvanivka, Novooleksandrivka, Zolote-5, Vilny farmstead, Zolote-4, Pivdenne, Krymske and Stanytsia Luhanska came under fire in Luhansk region. The enemy used anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

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40 mines landed on Ukrainian positions; the Defense Ministry confirmed the information about four mortar attacks. 

In Donetsk region, Russian militants opened fire in Shyrokyne and Avdiivka.

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According to the intelligence, on March 20, two occupants were eliminated, and five more were injured. Besides, an ammunition warehouse and one enemy’s vehicle were destroyed.

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