Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

The most intense combat activity was observed in Krymske, Luhansk region
09:29, 9 November 2018

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On Thursday, November 8, Russian mercenaries opened fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas 14 times. Two of Ukrainian warriors sustained combat wounds, the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported.

The most intense combat activity was observed in Krymske, Luhansk region. 

Ceasefire violations took place in Krymske, Novoluhanske, Pisky, Opytne, Mariinka, Slavne, Krasnohorivka, Starohnativka, Chermalyk, Pavlopol and Lebedynske. The militants opened fire from grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms.

No attacks have been reported since Friday morning. According to the Ukrainian military intelligence, one Russian mercenary was killed in action, while another eleven were wounded.

The current armed conflict in eastern Ukraine is actually the worst war in Europe since the Yugoslavian crisis in the 1990s. Kurt Volker, the U.S. Envoy in Ukraine's affairs said that as quoted by Ukrinform news agency

'The situation that has been dealing damage to the population of Eastern Ukraine is still horrible. This is the war that goes on in Europe. It already led to a huge number of deaths since the War in the Balkans in the 1990s, and it led to a huge number of refugees emerging due to the war in  Europe - more than ever since WWII', Volker claimed.

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