Escalation in Donbas: Ukraine reports 66 enemy attacks, 1 KIA, 1 WIA in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 66 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another one as wounded in action (WIA).
"In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired 120mm mortars at the Ukrainian positions in the villages of Pisky and Vodiane. They also used 82mm mortars near Butivka coal mine, and the villages of Talakivka and Vodiane, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles near Talakivka and Vodiane, as well as anti-aircraft guns near the village of Opytne and Butivka mine. In addition, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used against the Ukrainian military near the towns of Avdiyivka, Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, Butivka mine, and the villages of Opytne, Vodiane, Pisky, Pavlopil, Kamianka, Lebedynske, Shyrokyne and Hnutove. Moreover, a sniper was active near Pisky, Pavlopil and Avdiyivka," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Friday morning.
In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun at the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Troyitske. The aggressor used 82mm mortars against the defenders of the village of Krymske, cannons of infantry fighting vehicles and an anti-aircraft gun near the village of Luhanske, as well as grenade launchers and heavy machine guns against the Ukrainian troops in the villages of Zalizne and Zaitseve. Furthermore, the Ukrainian positions in the village of Novozvanivka and the town of Svitlodarsk came under fire from grenade launchers.