ATO HQ reports barrages in all sectors in Donbas on Friday, one soldier killed

21:52, 20 January 2017
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The Headquarters of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas has reported about 10 attacks on Ukrainian positions on Friday, one Ukrainian soldier was killed.


In particular, the villages of Pavlopil, Talakivka and Hnutove in the Mariupol sector came under fire from grenade launchers and small arms. The village of Taramchuk was attacked by an infantry fighting vehicle. Sniper fire was opened on the village of Novotroyitske.

Read alsoUkrainian soldiers detain Russian fighter near Mariupol amid ID checkThe Russian hybrid military forces used grenade launchers and small arms to shell the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Novoselivka Druha in the Donetsk sector.

In the Luhansk sector, they also fired grenade launchers and small arms on the villages of Syze and Stanytsia Luhanska.

Read alsoHand-grenade throw: Russia hybrid troops near Ukrainian army's Avdiyivka positions (Video)"In total, there were 10 barrages. One soldier was killed in action," the ATO HQ said.

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