Russian proxies attack Ukraine 25 times in past 24 hours, fire grenade launchers on Avdiyivka

10:12, 01 September 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times in the past 24 hours – 14 times in the Donetsk sector, 10 times in the Mariupol sector and once in the Luhansk sector – according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters.

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In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired 120mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions in the town of Avdiyivka. In addition, the militants fired automatic mounted grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on Avdiyivka, as well as small arms on the Ukrainian positions in the village of Verkhniotoretske.

Russia's hybrid military force fired automatic mounted and rocket-propelled grenade launchers on the village of Zaitseve. A sniper was also active there.

Read alsoRussian proxies attack Ukraine 75 times in past 24 hoursIn the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used small arms in the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Novotroyitske, Starohnativka and Bohdanivka. They also fired 82mm mortars on Starohnativka, as well as automatic tank grenade launchers on the village of Pavlopil.

"In the village of Shyrokyne, the Russian-backed mercenaries used heavy machine guns and small arms. A sniper was also active there. In Luhansk region, the enemy fired small arms on the village of Stanytsia Luhanska," the press center said.

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