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 Ukrainian army reports one soldier killed, four wounded in Donbas on Sunday amid 18 attacks by Russian-led forces

Over the past day, Nov. 4, the security situation in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) zone was tense as Russian mercenaries intensified strikes with heavy weapons.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the latest update by JFO headquarters press center as of Nov. 4, combined Russian-separatist troops mounted 18 attacks on the government forces using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements in 13 cases.

The Russian-occupying troops employed mortars of various calibers, armament of infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms against the defenders of Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Zolote, Avdiivka, Novotroitske, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Hnutove, and Lebedynske.

It is noted that the invaders shelled the Joint Forces’ stronghold in the vicinity of Zolote village from 120-mm mortars twice. The same position came under three strikes from 82-mm mortars. Moreover, the Ukrainian troops’ strongholds near Novotoshkivske, Avdiivka, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Hnutove and Lebedynske were also barraged from similar weapon.

"A Joint Forces fighter was killed, three received minor injuries and one more was moderately wounded in action over the past 24-hour period," the report reads.

Intelligence sources indicate three invaders eliminated and four wounded yesterday.

As for today, Nov. 5, the Russian invaders committed two attacks on the Ukrainian servicemen deployed near Pavlopil and Hnutove, the Mariupol section of the forefront: "No heavy weapons were used in these attacks and no casualties were inflicted on the Joint Forces fighters either."

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3095051