Ukraine reports 37 militant attacks in last day

10:00, 19 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 37 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired mortars on the village of Talakivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the villages of Slavne, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Talakivka, Novotroyitske, Shyrokyne and Vodiane. A sniper was active in Novotroyitske. Additionally, Shyrokyne was attacked by enemy infantry fighting vehicles.

Read alsoUkrainian soldiers detain Russian fighter near Mariupol amid ID checkIn the Luhansk sector, Russia's hybrid military forces shelled 120mm mortars on the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka and Troyitske. The militants also used 82mm mortars in the village of Novozvanivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades and small arms in the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska and Novozvanivka. Furthermore, Novozvanivka came under fire from anti-tank missile systems.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened fire from rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Zaitseve.

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