One Ukrainian serviceman wounded in Donbas over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

82 mm mines hit positions of government troops in Pisky and Vodyane
08:46, 21 January 2019

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A soldier of Ukraine's government forces was wounded in action in Donbas on January 20. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Monday morning.

The Russian occupant forces opened fire on Pavlopol, Hnutove, Kamyanka, Pisky, Vodyane, Shyrokyne, Krasnohorivka and Novomykhailivka. The enemy used a wide spected of weaponry, including small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers, 82 mm mortars and anti-tank missile launchers. In Khutir Vilny and Krymske, the militants fired from RPGs and heavy machineguns.

No attacks were observed since Monday morning.

The enemy also suffered casualties, reportedly; according to the Ukrainian military intelligence, one occupant was killed and two more were wounded in action.

Previously, we reported that Donbas militants mined the territory near the village of Druzhne. 

“According to the daily OSCE SMM report, published on 01/19/2019, during the patrolling of the areas in the Lugansk region, temporarily uncontrolled by the Ukrainian authorities, the Mission’s observers for the first time spotted two mine warning signs in the field about two kilometers south of Druzhne village. One sign was made in the form of a white plate with an inscription ‘mines’ in Russian. The observers could not read another sign,” the message said.

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