One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Another Wounded, 26 Ceasefire Violations

July 16, 2017

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One Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Fighting

On Sunday morning, the Ukrainian military reported that one soldier had been killed and another wounded over the previous 24 hour period. 26 ceasefire violations were recorded by the Ukrainian military over that period of time. reports:

The enemy focused attacks on the Mariupol sector after 18:00 local time on Saturday, July 15. They used 82mm mortars and grenade launchers to shell the town of Krasnohorivka twice. The village of Novotroyitske was attacked by an infantry fighting vehicle.

“At about 23:00 local time, having demonstrated the defiant disregard for agreements on the removal of heavy weapons once again, militants used 152mm artillery and grenade launchers to shell our positions near Shyrokyne. As a result of this shelling, one Ukrainian military officer was wounded,” the ATO HQ said.


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Donbas war update: 26 enemy attacks, 1 killed in landmine blast, 1 WIA in past day

Russia's hybrid military forces continued shelling Ukrainian positions in Donbas, using large-caliber artillery systems; in total, 26 attacks were recorded in the past day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. News 16 July from UNIAN.

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Jul 17, 2017 09:55 (GMT)

James Miller