ATO HQ: Militants attack Ukraine 32 times in last day, 1 WIA

09:41, 06 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 32 times in the past 24 hours, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Luhansk sector, the militants fired 120mm mortars and grenade launchers of various systems on the village of Novozvanivka. They used grenade launchers in the villages of Talakivka and Stanytsia Luhanska. Additionally, a sniper was active in the village of Novotroyitske.

Read alsoRussian proxies attack Ukraine 52 times in last day, 1 WIAIn the Mariupol sector, the occupiers shelled mortars on the town of Maryinka. They fired grenade launchers and small arms on the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Hnutove, Pavlopil, Shyrokyne, Vodiane and Novotroyitske. Furthermore, they opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles on the village of Starohnativka.

In the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force fired 152mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Troyitske, as well as 82mm mortars on the town of Avdiyivka. In addition, the enemy used grenade launchers and small arms in Avdiyivka, and the village of Luhanske.

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