Separatists once shell Ukrainian armed forces on January 7, one soldier wounded

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Separatists have carried out one shelling of Ukrainian armed forces in Donbas war zone in the past 24 hours, and one soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has been wounded, the press center of the Ukrainian Army headquarters has reported.

“The Christmas truce lasted for almost a day, but in the evening separatists could not resist provocations and thwarted the agreements of the Trilateral Contact Group on the ceasefire… During the execution of the combat mission in the Luhansk sector, one soldier of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was injured during the past day. He was promptly taken to the military hospital,” Ukrainian HQ said in a message on its Facebook page on January 8 morning.

In particular, in the Donetsk sector, the separatists using 82-mm mortars and small arms fired at the fortifications of Ukrainian forces near Verkhniotoretske. The separatists fired a dozen mines at the Ukrainian soldiers. Ukrainian militaries did not open fire.

“There were no violations of ceasefire in other sectors,” the press center said.

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