One Ukrainian soldier dead, one more wounded in Donbas over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian militants violated the ceasefire regime six times
12:29, 23 March 2019

Ceasefire regime in Donbas
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One Ukrainian soldier died in Donbas conflict zone on Friday, March 22. The Joint Forces Operation (JFO) HQ reported this on Facebook.

The Russian militants violated the ceasefire regime six times, they also used Minsk-banned weaponry five times over 24 hours. The enemy fired 120 mm and 82 mm mortar; 88 mines hit the vicinities of Ukrainian outposts.

In the East operational group action zone, the enemy fired twice with:

  • High-precision artillery near Novomykhaylivka settlement;
  • 120 mm mortar and automatic grenade launchers near Vodyane village.

In the North group area, the enemy attacked our positions four times with:

  • 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, near Novololexandrivka settlement (twice);
  • 120 mm mortar near Novozvanivka village;
  • Manual anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms near Zolote-1 village.

Related: Day in Donbas: One Ukrainian soldier dead, one more wounded

Besides, three residential buildings were destroyed by the enemy fire in Mariinka village. The Russian soldiers fired an 82 mm mortar on the Moskalevskyi Street. Luckily, no casualties have been spotted.

According to the information of the intelligence, three Russian militants were killed and five more were wounded. No violations of the ceasefire regime have been spotted since midnight of March 23.

Related: ICRC sends 140 tons of humanitarian aid to Donbas

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