Ukraine reports 41 militant attacks, 1 WIA in last day

10:00, 17 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 41 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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The enemy continued shelling of the Ukrainian positions in all directions. In the Mariupol sector, the militants fired 82mm mortars on the village of Pavlopil, as well as grenade launchers and small arms on the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Hnutove, Vodiane and Shyrokyne.

Read alsoEscalation in Donbas: 60 militant attacks, 1 WIA in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, Russia's hybrid military forces used grenade launchers and small arms in the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska and Novozvanivka, and the Shariv Kut landscape reserve near the village of Syze.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers opened fire from grenade launchers on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske, Opytne and Myronivskiy.

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