Russian-led troops in Donbas mount 30 attacks on Ukraine in last day

09:23, 23 April 2018
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Photo from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

"In the Luhansk sector, the militants fired proscribed 120mm mortars at the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Novhorodske and Luhanske. In addition, the occupiers used 82mm mortars near the villages of Novhorodske, Novoselivka and Troyitske, grenade launchers of various systems near Troyitske, Luhanske and Novoselivka. Heavy machine guns were used against the defenders of Luhanske and Troyitske, as well as cannons of infantry fighting vehicles and small arms against the Ukrainian positions near Novhorodske," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Monday morning.

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In the Donetsk sector, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Talakivka came under fire from 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

"The invaders also used grenade launchers of various systems and small arms against the defenders of the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, Butivka coal mine, and the village of Vodiane, heavy machine guns near the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Hnutove and Shyrokyne, and small arms near the village of Kamianka. Moreover, a sniper was active near the villages of Pavlopil and Novotroyitske," reads the report.

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

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