Escalation in Donbas: Ukraine reports 47 enemy attacks on Ukraine in last day

09:21, 27 March 2018
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"In the Donetsk sector, the militants repeatedly fired 82mm mortars and grenade launchers of various types at the Ukrainian troops near the town of Avdiyivka. The occupiers also opened fire from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on our fortified positions in the village of Vodiane," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Tuesday morning.

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The Russian occupation forces also used grenade launchers to shell Ukrainian positions near Butivka coal mine and the village of Kamianka, while heavy machine guns were used to attack the Ukrainian defenders of the villages of Pavlopil, Pisky and Verkhniotoretske. Small arms were used near the towns of Maryinka and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Talakivka and Hnutove.

In the Luhansk sector, the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Luhanske and Troyitske came under fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. The Russian occupation forces opened fire from cannons of infantry fighting vehicles and machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Novhorodske, while small arms were used near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed or wounded in action, it said.

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