Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 69 times in the past 24 hours, with 11 Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).
"In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired proscribed 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars and grenade launchers at our positions in the village of Lomakyne. The aggressor also used 120mm mortars against the defenders of the villages of Vodiane, Novotroyitske, Hnutove and Pyshchevyk, as well as 82mm mortars near the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane. Moreover, the militants opened fire from grenade launchers at the Ukrainian fortified positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Lebedynske, Talakivka, Hnutovo and Pyshchevyk, from heavy machine guns near the town of Krasnohorivka, Butivka coal mine and the villages of Pavlopil and Pervomaiske, from infantry fighting vehicles near Vodiane, Pyshchevyk and Hnutove, and from small arms near Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Kamianka, Novomykhailivka, Talakivka and Vodiane. In addition, the defenders of Talakivka, Pavlopil and Shyrokyne were attacked by enemy snipers," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Wednesday morning.
In the Luhansk sector, the Ukrainian positions near the village of Luhanske were repeatedly shelled by militants who used banned 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns.
"The militants also used 120mm and 82mm mortars against the defenders of the villages of Novoluhanske and Troyitske. Furthermore, the enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars at our positions near the village of Novoselivka, they used cannons of infantry fighting vehicles to attack Ukrainian positions near the villages of Krymske and Troyitske, grenade launchers were used near the village of Valuiske, heavy machine guns near the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske and Novoselivka, and sniper weapons near the village of Novhorodske," the report says.