For the past day, July 17, in the zone of the Joined Forces Operation in Donbas, one Ukrainian fighter was killed, and two were injured, according to the press center of the JFO on Facebook. The militants conducted 7 attacks at the Ukrainian positions near Troitske, Svitlodarsk, Luhansk, Avdiivka, Vodyane and Lebedynske, and three times they used 82-mm mortars.”
According to intelligence, three invaders were liquidated and three more were wounded. The headquarters note that the enemy did not use heavy weapons.
“The Russian occupation forces were active in all directions and aimed fire at the defenders of the Crimean, Orekhovo, Novolugansk, Zheleznogo, Avdiivka, Kamenka, Peski, Vodya, Gnutovoy, Shirokinoy, Talakovka and Pishchevik,” the headquarters reported.
Earlier, on July 17, as a result of shelling of militants on settlements Zolote and Hnutove, a Ukrainian soldier was killed. The militants shelled the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from grenade launchers and small arms.
QHA reported that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine spotted a modern Russian radio intelligence system TORN in the conflict zone in the Donbas.
The TORN system was placed near an apartment building in the village of Novohryhorivka, in the north of the occupied Debaltseve.