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Four Ukrainian servicemen wounded, one injured in Donbass over a day

04/24/2018 02:33:37 pm
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Four Ukrainian servicemen were wounded, another one was injured in the Donbass over the past day. This is reported by press center of the ATO headquarters.

The militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbass 44 times on Monday using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.

"As a result of carrying out battle missions, four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded and another one was injured in the enemy shelling. They were taken to medical institutions and provided with all the necessary medical assistance", - the report said.

In particular, in the Luhansk direction, the occupants fired 120 mm and 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers at fortified positions of the AFU near Troitske. The enemy also used 82 mm mortars near Popasna and three times near Novooleksandrivka. Moreover, the defenders of Novozvanivka came under fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, while those in Novoselivka were attacked with the use of an anti-aircraft gun and small arms.

In the Donetsk direction, the militants used 120 mm mortars to shell the Ukrainian positions near Vodiane, while the positions near the Butivka coal mine came under 82 mm mortar fire. The militants also opened fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the defenders of Verkhnyotoretske, Vodiane, Hnutove, Kamianka, Avdiivka, Butivka mine and Talakivka. Also, the AFU's fortified positions near Pavlopil, Marinka Lebedynske came under fire from heavy machine guns, as well as from small arms near Nevelske, Pavlopil, Lebedynske and Pyshchevyk. A sniper was active near Krasnohorivka and Marinka.