Ukraine reports 1 WIA amid 30 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day

30 Jul 2018 | Ukraine
Ukraine reports 1 WIA amid 30 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day

Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 30 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA). "According to intelligence reports, two occupiers were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on July 30, 2018.

The Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire mainly from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at the defenders of the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Krymske, Pivdenne, Novhorodske, Opytne, Novomykhailivka, Novoselivka, Lebedynske, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, Pavlopil and Vodiane. Since Monday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted eight attacks on the Ukrainian positions near the towns of Svitlodarsk and Maryinka, and the villages of Krymske, Travneve, Opytne and Pavlopil.