Ukraine reports 49 militant attacks in last day

09:44, 11 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 49 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired mortars on the villages of Talakivka and Vodiane, as well as grenade launchers of various calibers were used to shell the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Talakivka, Hnutove, and Shyrokyne.

The militants used small arms in the villages of Pavlopil, Shyrokyne, and Novotroyitske. A sniper was also active in Novotroyitske. Shyrokyne was attacked by infantry fighting vehicles. Additionally, a skirmish took place near the village of Taramchuk. The attack was repelled.

Read alsoUkraine reports 46 attacks, 5 WIA's in Donbas in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, Russia's hybrid military force used mortars and anti-tank missile systems to shell the village of Novozvanivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades were used to attack the village of Troyitske.

In the Donetsk sector, the militants opened fire from mortars of different calibers on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Verkhniotoretske, Kruta Balka, Opytne, Luhanske, and Zaitseve. Furthermore, an enemy infantry fighting vehicle attacked Opytne.

"Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action, one got injuries. One soldier was killed," the report says.


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