Intense fighting continued along the entire contact line in the Donbass on May 9, as a result of which one soldier of the AFU was killed and five were injured. The units of the joint forces did not allow the enemy to improve its tactical positions, the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters press center reports.
On May 9, one Ukrainian soldier was killed in action near the village of Krymske. Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action near Avdiyivka and two were wounded near the town of Volnovakha.
The tensest situation was observed near Avdiivka, Pisky, Shyrokyne. Russian-occupation troops fired artillery and mortars 20 times. Small arms, grenade launchers, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles were used 53 times to shell Ukrainian positions
The units of the joint forces carried out active military operations in the area of Avdiivka industrial zone, the village of Piske, gave an adequate response and destroyed the enemy’s firepower. According to intelligence, five militants were killed and another seven were wounded just in Avdiivka direction.
During the current day, May 10, the fighting is ongoing in Donetsk and Mariupol directions. No casualties among Ukrainian troops have been reported.