KYIV (QHA) -

In the zone of the of the Joined Forces Operation, over the day of October 3, Russian-terrorist groups conducted 21 fire attacks at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, including five cases with the use of weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, the JFO press center reported on Facebook.

“For the past day, October 3, the situation in the area of the operation remained fully controlled by the Joined Forces. The occupiers 21 times opened fire on the positions of our troops, including 5 times with the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements,” the report said.

Terrorists opened fire from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, mortars, weapons of armoured personnel carriers and small arms in areas of the Krymske, Troitske, Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Peski, Krasnohorivka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane and Lebedynske settlements.

“Enemy attacked Joined Forces in the area of the settlement Krymske with 120-gauge mortars, and fired 82-mm mortars at the strongholds near Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Hnutove and Lebedynske. Invaders also used weapons of armoured personnel carriers against defenders of Krymske.”

The headquarters of the Joined Forces Operation noted that two militants were liquidated, two more were wounded.
 
QHA reported that an employee of the State Border Service of Ukraine suffered a retinal burn while surveillance with optical device in the area of Marinka in the Donbas over a flash of a laser weapon. According to the Assistant to the Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, Colonel Oleh Slobodyan, this is the fifth case when border guards suffer damage to the organs of vision due to the use of laser weapons in ORDLO.

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