One Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded in Donbas

One Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded in DonbasOne Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and one wounded in Donbas in the past 24 hours, Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian presidential administration on issues relating to the military operation, said.

"One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and one has been wounded in action in the past 24 hours," he told a briefing in Kyiv on Monday.

Kyiv positions in Novotoshkivske, Popasnyansky district, have come under mortar fire on the Luhansk track, he said.

The situation on the Donetsk track, on the Svitlodar Arch, was relatively calm, with militants firing several shots from firearms and grenade launchers, Lysenko said. In Zaitseve near Horlivka, there were attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian military using 80mm and 120mm caliber mortars, he said.

Lysenko emphasized that the situation remains the most difficult in Avdiyivka, where militants have used 122mm grenade launchers. He also said he has information that militants have breached the ceasefire regime in Novhorodske, Torets city council, Verkhniotoretske, Yasynuvata district, and there have been mortar attacks in Pisky, Yasynuvata district and Krasnohorivka, Maryinka district of the Donetsk region. A total of 38 attacks were registered on the Donetsk track in the course of 24 hours.

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On the Mariupol track, there were several attacks in Maryinka, where militants opened sniper fire on a checkpoint, Lysenko said. Militants also breached the ceasefire regime in Novotroitske and Starohnativka, Volnovakha district of the Donetsk region, he said. A total of five attacks on Ukrainian military positions have been registered on that track in the past 24 hours, he said.
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