ATO HQ: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 31 times in last day

12:07, 10 December 2016

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars on the villages of Troyitske and Novozvanivka. The occupiers also fired grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms on the villages of Novozvanivka, Lobacheve, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Troyitske, Stanytsia Luhanska and the Shariv Kut landscape reserve near the village of Syze. Additionally, a sniper was active near the village of Zhovte.

Read alsoMilitants attack Ukraine 15 times in last day, fire mortars on PiskyIn the Mariupol sector, Russia's hybrid military force fired from mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns and small arms more than 10 times on the village of Shyrokyne. The town of Krasnohorivka and the villages of Talakivka, Novotroyitske, Zaitseve and Maiorsk also came under fire. Furthermore, a sniper was shooting there.

The militants fired 82mm mortars on Krasnohorivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on Novotroyitske. They also fired 122mm artillery systems on Shyrokyne.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers fired grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the town of Avdiyivka.

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