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26.12.18 12:03

No fatalities in Ukrainian army over past day, one soldier wounded amid five attacks by Russian mercenaries, - JFO center

Over the past 24-hour period, combined Russian-separatist forces committed five attacks on the Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) zone using banned heavy mortars in some of them.

No fatalities in Ukrainian army over past day, one soldier wounded amid five attacks by Russian mercenaries, - JFO center

As reported by Censor.NET citing the latest update by the JFO headquarters press center as of Dec. 25, the Russian-led troops fired upon the government forces five times including two strikes with weapons banned by the Minsk agreements.

Namely, the invaders bombarded the Joint Forces fighters deployed in the vicinity of Krymske village with 120- and 82-mm mortars and shelled the Ukrainian servicemen near Zolote-4 with 82-mm mortars.

In addition, the enemy employed grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms against the defenders of Novotoshkivske, Stanytsia Luhanska and Avdiivka.

"A Joint Forces fighter was wounded over the past 24 hours," the report says.

Intelligence sources indicate one invader eliminated and two more injured yesterday.

As for today, Dec. 26, the Russian proxies fired on the Ukrainian troops’ stronghold near Hnutove village with grenade launchers of various systems and large-caliber machine guns. The Joint Forces suffered no losses as a result of that attack.

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