Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 28 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas on Saturday, April 14, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA).
Read alsoRussia fully responsible for "horrendous" humanitarian costs of Donbas conflict - Volker"In the morning, the Russian-backed militants failed to fully comply with the ceasefire. A total of 28 attacks on Ukrainian fortified positions have been reported as of 18:00," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations said in an evening update on April 14, 2018.
In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired proscribed 122mm artillery systems at the defenders of the village of Shyrokyne. They also used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns near the town of Maryinka and the villages of Kamianka and Lebedynske. The aggressor opened fire from cannons of infantry fighting vehicles on the Ukrainian strong points near the village of Novotroyitske, as well as used heavy machine guns near Pavlopil, Hnutove, and Novotroyitske.
"In addition, the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka came under fire from grenade launchers of various systems and an anti-aircraft gun. The occupiers also opened fire from small arms on the Ukrainian strong points near Shyrokyne, Novomykhailivka, Kamianka, and Pavlopil, while enemy snipers were active near the villages of Vodiane, Talakivka, and Butivka coal mine.
In the Luhansk sector, the aggressor fired 120mm mortar at the defenders of the villages of Zaitseve and Luhanske, as well as used 82mm mortars three times near Luhanske. Moreover, the defenders of the village of Troyitske were attacked with the use of heavy machine guns.