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 Escalation in Donbas: one Ukrainian soldier killed, two wounded on Thursday amid 45 attacks, - JFO center

Ukrainian army suffered losses over the past 24-hour period as Russian mercenaries committed deliberate attacks on their strongholds occasionally using banned heavy weapons.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the latest update by the Joint forces operation (JFO) headquarters press center as of Aug. 9, the enemy fired at the Ukrainian troops’ strongholds 45 times of which three attacks were committed with heavy weapons.

"The Russian occupation troops employed grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms against the defenders of Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Novozvanivka, Trotsky, Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Maiorsk, Zaitseve, Marinka, Krasnohorivka, Starohnativka, Novomykhailivka, Bohdanivka, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Vodiane and Shyrokyne. Moreover, the enemy bombarded positions near Novoluhanske Hnutove and Lebedynske with 82 mm mortars while sniper attacks were recorded in the vicinity of Marinka," the statement reads.

One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two others were wounded in action yesterday.

"Today, Aug. 10, the Russian occupation forces committed four attacks on the strongholds of the Ukrainian troops deployed on the outskirts of Opytne, Novomykhailivka, Pavlopil and Shyrokyne using no heavy weapons. No Ukrainian soldier has been killed or injured since midnight today. Intelligence sources report one invader eliminated and four others injured in retaliation fire," the press center said.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3080693