In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on August 19, the armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire six times, the JFO headquarters reported. The enemy fired at the positions of our units from grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. In order to inflict the most damage on our troops in one of the directions, the enemy used an unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with a grenade launcher (VOG-25).
An elderly woman was transferred to the ambulance doctors at the Oleksandrivka checkpoint controlled by the militants (Kargill, on the Donetsk-Kurakhove road corridor). This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DNR". It was reported that at the indicated checkpoint, the rescuer provided medical assistance to the woman, born in 1947, and handed her to the ambulance workers. The injured was hospitalized in City Hospital No.14 in Donetsk.
The number of people who lost consciousness at the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint (Luhansk oblast) in July sharply increased. This was stated in the report of the Right to Protection charitable fund, which monitors the situation on checkpoints in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. "The number of people fainting at the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpont is still alarmingly high. On July 1-3, this number was in peak, surpassing 80 persons per day", - the report said. It was also noted that the international organization Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) reports about the increase in the number of people seeking medical assistance at the Marinka checkpoint.
A miner was hospitalized from the Kalinin coal mine in occupied Donetsk. This was reported by the so-called "Ministry of Emergency Situations od the DNR". The miner, born in 1977, was provided medical care on the spot. The victim was then hospitalized at the Makiivka Hospital. The reason for hospitalization was not reported.