Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in past day

10:45, 29 April 2018
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The total number of attacks the Russian-led forces mounted on the Ukrainian army since 06:00 Kyiv time on April 28 was 61 incidents, the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Sunday morning.

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The enemy used proscribed weapons, namely 122mm artillery systems and 120mm mortars.

In particular, 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars were used to shell Ukrainian troops outside the village of Novotoshkivske in the Luhansk sector. The enemy resorted to 122mm systems and cannons of tanks to attack Ukrainian positions near the village of Krymske, while 120mm mortars were used outside the villages of Troitske and Luhanske.

In addition, the Russian-led forces opened fire from 82mm mortars at Ukrainian positions near the villages of Prychepylivka and Novozvanivka, while grenade launchers of various types were used near the town of Popasna and the village of Luhanske. An infantry fighting vehicle attacked the village of Troitske, and small arms were used to open fire at areas close to the village of Novoselivka.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupation forces shelled the Ukrainian defenders of the town of Avdiyivka, using proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars.

Grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were also used.

Ukrainian positions outside the villages of Bohdanivka and Novotroyitske came under 120mm mortar fire, while attacks on Butivka coal mine, the villages of Novoselivka and Vodiane were mounted with the use of 82mm mortars.

In addition, various types of infantry weapons, namely grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, were used to attack Ukrainian positions near the villages of Talakivka, Hnutove, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Kamianka, Pavlopil, Novotroitske, Lebedynske, Opytne, Verkhnoitoretske, the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and Butivka coal mine.

Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Maryinka were also under sniper fire.

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