ATO forces repel militant attack near Mariupol

15:26, 19 October 2016
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A skirmish took place in the village of Hranitne near the port city of Mariupol: the ATO forces repulsed the enemy attack, according to Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation Andriy Lysenko.

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"The Ukrainian troops repulsed the attack of militants on our fortified position in Hranitne," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 57 times in the past 24 hours.

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