A Ukrainian serviceman was killed as a result of an attack by the Russian occupying troops in Luhansk Region on 9 April, the Joint Forces Operation HQ has said on Facebook.
"The enemy used grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. The Joint Forces opened fire and suppressed the enemy fire. Unfortunately, one serviceman of the Ukrainian Armed Forces sustained a lethal shrapnel wound," it said.
On 8 April, the occupiers carried out eight attacks, wounding one Ukrainian serviceman.