The militants threw grenade launcher shot

Photo: Operation Ob Gnani forces / Joint Forces Operation / Facebook (archive)

The militants with a drone shelled the positions of Ukrainian military near Gnutovo of Donetsk region, the result was wounded one soldier. About this on his page in Facebook press center of the headquarters operations of joint forces.

“Today, may 2, the Russian occupation troops once again fired at our defenders near the settlement of Gnutovo. The enemy with unmanned aerial vehicle dropped a shot VOG-17 over the positions of the joint forces. As a result of explosion one Ukrainian soldier received a shrapnel wound. Warrior was immediately taken to a hospital, where he was given proper medical care”, – stated in the message.

The staff pointed out that the militants responded to the attack.

“Units of the joint forces, using the firepower, gave the invaders an adequate response. Enemy losses are specified”, – told in the headquarters of the OOS.

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Posted by Операція об'єднаних сил / Joint Forces Operation on Saturday, May 2, 2020

In 2014, immediately after the annexation of Crimea, Russia has begun armed aggression in Eastern Ukraine. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.