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One serviceman killed, four injured in Donbas

Pro-Russian militants violated the ceasefire on nine occasions.

One serviceman killed, four injured in Donbas
Photo: Max Levin

One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed, one wounded and one injured in combat as a result of nine shooting attacks by pro-Russian militants in Donbas since midnight, the antiterrorist operation (ATO) HQ press centre said in its evening update on Facebook on 19 February.

Two more servicemen got wounded by an unidentified explosive device.

In the Luhansk sector, militants targeted the ATO positions near Krymske with 82-mm mortars. They used grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns near Hladosove, Novoluhanske and Svitlodarsk.

In the Donetsk sector, the separatists fired with 82-mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and machine guns on the ATO strongpoints near Pisky. They used 120-mm and 82-mm mortars near Lebedynske, Vodyane and Shyrokyne.

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