Ukraine reports 25 militant attacks, 1 KIA in last day

11:13, 21 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 25 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the villages of Shyrokyne, Pavlopil, Talakivka and Hnutove. They also used infantry fighting vehicles in the village of Taramchuk. Additionally, a sniper was active in the village of Novotroyitske.

Read alsoATO HQ reports barrages in all sectors in Donbas on Friday, one soldier killedIn the Donetsk sector, Russia's hybrid military force shelled 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novoselivka Druha, as well as rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Zaitseve.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants used the same types of weapons in the villages of Novozvanivka, Syze and Stanytsia Luhanska.


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