Quieter night in Donbas: Militant attacks recorded only in Mariupol sector

09:40, 10 October 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 22 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 times in the Mariupol sector, two - in the Luhansk sector, and another four – in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.


In the Mariupol sector, the enemy violated the "ceasefire" near the town of Maryinka and the villages of Hranitne and Pavlopil, using grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms. In addition, the occupiers fired 82mm mortars on Maryinka, as well as 122mm cannon artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne.

Read alsoUkrainian troops in Donbas attacked almost 50 times in last dayIn the Donetsk sector, the militants fired from infantry fighting vehicle, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the Ukrainian defenders of the village of Novhorodske, as well as 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian fortified positions in the town of Avdiyivka.

In the Luhansk sector, Russia's hybrid military forces opened fire from heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various types on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Triokhizbenka. Similar weapons were used by Russian-backed troops near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.

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