One Ukrainian soldier died as a result of shelling by illegal armed formations in the Donbass on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. This is said in report of the press center of the Joint Forces Operation' Headquarters.
"In the period from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the current day, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire twice… One soldier of the Joint Forces died as a result of shelling by the Russian occupation forces", - it said.
One of the attacks was carried out from weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements.
In response to the provocations of the enemy, the Joint Forces' units used duty fire weapons. "According to intelligence data, two occupiers were destroyed and three were injured", - the report said.