Russian-led forces mount 32 attacks on Ukraine in Donbas in last day

09:43, 28 March 2018
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"In the Luhansk sector, the aggressor fired 82mm mortars at the defenders of the village of Novoluhanske, as well as grenade launchers and heavy machine guns three times at the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Luhanske. In addition, the militants used heavy machine guns and small arms near the village of Zaitseve," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Wednesday morning.

In the Donetsk sector, the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Opytne, Novotroyitske, Lebedynske, Starohnativka, Hnutove, and the town of Maryinka came under fire from grenade launchers of various types. The occupiers also used heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the Ukrainian troops in the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Talakivka, Pavlopil and Vodiane, as well as cannons of infantry fighting vehicles against the Ukrainian fortified positions in the village of Pisky. Moreover, the enemy opened fire from small arms at the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Shyrokyne and Kamianka, and Butivka coal mine.

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

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