Militants attack Ukraine 20 times in last day, use heavy artillery in Vodiane

09:40, 08 December 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 20 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, Russia's hybrid military force fired 120mm mortars on the villages of Chermalyk and Shyrokyne, and 82mm mortars on the town of Krasnohorivka. A sniper was active in the village of Novotroyitske. The enemy also used grenade launchers and small arms near the villages of Lebedynske, Slavne and Pavlopil.

Read alsoHero of Ukraine Valeriy Chibineev: "Russians thought they could break the warrior spirit in soldiers and officers of the Ukrainian army, but they failed""In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired 152mm and 122mm artillery systems on the village of Vodiane, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars on the village of Verkhniotoretske. Additionally, the enemy opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Luhanske," the report says.

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