Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 20 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another four as wounded in action (WIA).
"In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used 122mm artillery systems, mortars of various calibers and infantry fighting vehicles against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Troyitske," the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters reported on Facebook on Thursday morning.
Read alsoU.S. Embassy hands over to UA troops more night vision devicesIt is reported the occupiers fired 82mm mortars near the villages of Krymske, Novo-oleksandrivka, and Katerynivka. The invaders also employed grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms against the defenders of the villages of Luhanske, Zalizne and Novoluhanske, as well as anti-aircraft guns against the defenders of the village of Maiorsk. Moreover, the militants provoked the Ukrainian soldiers near the village of Zaitseve, using small arms.
In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars and grenade launchers near the villages of Vodiane and Lebedynske in the Mariupol direction. In addition, the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka came under fire from small arms.