On Tuesday, January 15, the Russian mercenaries attacked positions of Ukrainian troops in Donbas twice. The press centre of the Joint Forces Operation reported that on Tuesday evening.
The enemy used grenade launchers to attack the Ukrainian outposts near Novooleksandrivka and Slavne. One of the servicemen of the government forces was wounded in action.
The Ukrainian troops returned fire to suppress the hostile activity. The enemy casualties are being specified.
Earlier, we reported thar the combat actions in Donbas took the life of Mykola Semeniuk, the Junior Sergeant of the 72nd Detached Motorized Brigade. This is mentioned in the message on the military unit's Facebook page.
'Mykola Ivanovych Semeniuk, callsign Said, our warrior from the brigade deceased during the combat mission, because of the enemy attacks by the pro-Russian terrorists yesterday, January 14', the message said.
The battle-hardened veteran served with the Ukrainian military since 2014. He saw action near Starohnativka, Avdiivka and Svitlodarsk bulge.