Militants attack Ukraine 15 times in last day, fire mortars on Pisky

09:40, 09 December 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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"In the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force fired 120mm mortars on our positions near the village of Pisky, as well as rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms on the town of Avdiyivka," the headquarters said.

In the Mariupol sector, the militants fired from mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms on the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Talakivka and Vodiane.

Read alsoUN report: 9,733 people killed, 22,720 injured during war in DonbasIn the Luhansk sector, late at night, the occupiers opened fire from 82mm mortars and anti-aircraft guns on the villages of Lobacheve and Novo-Oleksandrivka.

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