Russian-led forces launch 23 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas. One soldier wounded

On September 26, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas 23 times.

“The enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars banned under the Minsk agreements, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of different systems, sniping weapons and small arms to shell Ukrainian positions,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, the Russian-led troops launched 16 attacks on Ukrainian positions. In particular, the enemy fired hand-held grenade launchers and small arms on Ukrainian defenders outside Krasnohorivka (21km west of Donetsk) and Pyshchevyk (25km north-east of Mariupol); antitank missile system and small arms – near Novohnativka (40km south of Donetsk); grenade launchers of different systems and small arms – in the area of Vodiane (94km south of Donetsk); automatic grenade launcher and sniping weapons – near Marinka (23km south-west of Donetsk); small arms – outside Novotroitske (36km south-west of Donetsk) and Pavlopil (25km north-west of Mariupol); weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, automatic grenade launcher and sniping weapons – near Mykolaivka (77km west of Luhansk).

In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, the enemy fired on Ukrainian troops seven times, using 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems and small arms to shell Ukrainian troops near Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk); 120mm mortars, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of different systems – in the area of Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk); 82mm mortars and automatic grenade launcher – near Travneve (51km north-east of Donetsk).

One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in the enemy shooting over the past day.

Today, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated ceasefire three times, firing from 120mm and 82mm mortars banned under the Minsk agreements, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles and small arms.

In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, the enemy used weapons on infantry fighting vehicles and small arms to shell Joint Forces positions near Vodiane.

In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, invaders fired 120mm and 82mm mortars on Ukrainian troops near Travneve; 82mm mortars – in the area of Novoluhanske.

(C) 2019 Ukrinform News

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