Ukraine reports 23 militant attacks Jan 3, 1 WIA

21:44, 03 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 23 times from 00:00 to 18:00 on Tuesday, January 3, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action (WIA), according to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers repeatedly fired from infantry fighting vehicles and rocket-propelled grenades on the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Pavlopil and Vodiane. Enemy snipers were also active in the villages of Shyrokyne and Talakivka, the ATO HQ said in an evening update.

Read alsoUkraine reports 32 militant attacks, two non-combat casualties near Maryinka in DonbasIn the Luhansk sector, the militants repeatedly opened fire from rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the village of Novozvanivka.

In the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force used 82mm mortars in the village of Luhanske, as well as small arms in the villages of Zaitseve and Luhanske.

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