Russian proxies attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, fire artillery on Avdiyivka

10:43, 07 October 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 in the Mariupol sector, 10 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and four in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.


In the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force fired banned 122mm cannon artillery systems and 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian defenders of the town of Avdiyivka.

Read also173 Ukrainian troops killed in Donbas in 2016 – Def.MinisterIn the Mariupol sector, the enemy opened fire near the town of Maryinka and the village of Pavlopil, using small arms, machine guns and grenade launchers, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars on the village of Shyrokyne.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants resorted to armed provocations near the town of Popasna, and the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Stanytsia Luhanska, Novohryhorivka, and Orikhove. In addition to small arms and rocket-propelled grenades, a sniper was active there," the report says.

As UNIAN reported earlier, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and one was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine on October 5.

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