Ukraine reports 3 WIA, 38 attacks on its positions in Donbas over past 24 hrs

10:30, 02 January 2017
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With a total of 38 attacks on positions of the Ukrainian forces in all directions in Donbas, the militants used grenade launchers, mortars and small arms, that’s according to the press center of the ATO Headquarters.


In the direction of Mariupol, the militants fired 120mm mortars at Talakivka, Shyrokine and Vodiane.

“82mm mortars were fired [by militants] on Pavlopilya, Shyrokine, Talakivka, Lebedynske and Vodiane. They fired grenade launchers and small arms on Hnutove, Vodiane, Pavlopilya, Lebedynske, Maryinka, Novotroitske," reads the statement published on Facebook.

In the Donetsk direction the same types of weapons were fired at Luhanske, Avdiyivka, Troitske and Zaitseve.

Read alsoATO HQ: Militants attack Ukraine 22 times Jan 1, mostly in Mariupol sectorAt the direction of Luhansk the invaders fired on Ukrainian positions from grenade launchers near Stanytsia Luhanska, and from small arms - near Syze.

As a result of violations of "silence regime" by militants, three Ukrainian troops were injured.

"January 1, three of our soldiers were wounded," the statement reads. 

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