Over the past day of April 7, in the zone of the Joined Forces Operation, four invaders were killed and 14 wounded, the press center of JFO headquarters reported.
According to the reports, the militants conducted 10 fire attacks at the positions of Joined Forces, including three cases with the use of weapons prohibited under the Minsk agreements at a rate of 45 mortar mines of 120 and 82 mm.
As a result of the return fire, the Ukrainian forces also destroyed one armored personnel carrier of the militants.
In an exchange of fire, one JFO soldier was injured.
The occupiers fired from the weapons of armoured personnel carriers, grenade launchers of various systems, large-caliber machine guns and small arms.
In the area of responsibility of the operational-tactical group “Vostok”, the invaders conducted six attacks upon the positions of the Ukrainian troops near the village of Vodiane, Hnutove, the settlement of Shyrokyne, Novotroitske. In the area of responsibility of the operational-tactical grouping “Sever”, the militants conducted four attacks on the JFO positions: near the town of Popasnaya and Yekaterynivka.
Since the beginning of the current day, the militants have fired at positions of the Ukrainian forces in the area of responsibility of the operational-tactical group Vostok using grenade launchers of various systems — near the town of Avdiivka and from easel anti-tank grenade launchers — near the settlement of Kamyanka.
Last Saturday, President Petro Poroshenko posthumously awarded the soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and earlier a volunteer, Yana Chervona, who died on April 2 in the Donbas, with the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky.