Ukraine reports 40 attacks in Donbas in last day

10:14, 18 November 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 40 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired banned 152mm and 122mm artillery systems, as well as tank shells on the Ukrainian positions in the village of Shyrokyne. The village of Hnutove was also under artillery and mortar fire. In addition, the militants fired mortars on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Berdianske, Vodiane, and Novotroyitske, as well as grenade launchers on the town of Maryinka.

Read alsoUkraine reports 37 attacks in Donbas in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, Russia's hybrid military force used banned 122mm artillery systems to shell the village of Troyitske, and mortars were engaged to fire on the town of Zolote and the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Orikhove, Malynove, Novozvanivka, and Krymske. The enemy also used infantry fighting vehicles and small arms to attack the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

In the Donetsk sector, tanks and infantry fighting vehicles were used to shell ATO forces stationed near the town of Avdiyivka. Russian proxies also fired grenade launchers and small arms on the village of Pisky.

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