1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded in Action, 6 Concussed; DNR Says Ukrainian Shelling Damages Homes

August 13, 2017
Map of the front line on August 13, 2017. By Ukrainian military

Ukraine Day 1273: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, 2 were wounded in action and 6 were concussed.

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1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded in Action, 6 Concussed; DNR Says Ukrainian Shelling Damages Homes

Ukrainian medics evacuated a wounded soldier from the front line to a military clinic in Kharkiv. Photo by ATO.

In the previous reporting period, there were 17 attacks on Ukrainian positions. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, 2 were wounded in action and 6 were concussed, Liga.net reported, citing the ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] morning dispatch for August 13.

Earlier, medics evacuated two soldiers with multiple woulds from explosives to the military clinic in Kharkiv by helicopter, Liga.net reported, citing the ATO.
On the Maritime line, Russia-backed militants fired grenade-launchers and heavy machine guns on Ukrainian positions near Vodyanoye; one soldier was killed and one wounded in this battle. That night, militants fired 120-mm mortars near Novotroitskoye.
On the Donetsk line, grenade-launchers were fired on ATO positions on Optynoye; an armed BMP pounded the Butovka Mine.
On the Lugansk line, machine guns were fired on the approaches to Krymskoye; 82-mm mortars were fired near Novotoshkovskoye, Novoaleksandrovka and Katerinova. Militants also fired mortar-launchers in the area of Troitskoye.
The pro-separatist news site DAN-News.info said Ukrainian forces fired near the observation post of the Joint Centre for Command and Control in Bezymyonnoye. There were no casualties.
DAN.News.info also said that Ukrainian forces fired on multi-story dwellings in Dokuchayevks on Vatutina Street.

A home in Kominternovo (Pikuzy) also reportedly caught fire from shelling, and power lines damaged.

— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick¬†

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