Ukraine reports attacks in all sectors in Donbas in past day

11:57, 22 January 2017
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Shelling of Ukrainian positions in Donbas was reported in all sectors in the past day, with the total number of attacks on Ukrainian troops reaching 33 instances, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.


In particular, the village of Vodiane in the Mariupol sector came under mortar fire, the ATO HQ said.

Further, Russia's hybrid military force used grenade launchers and small arms to fire on the villages of Pavlopil, Lebedynske, Hranitne, Novohryhorivka, Vodiane, Talakivka, and Shyrokyne. Lebedynske was also under sniper fire.

Read alsoATO HQ: Militants attack Ukraine 21 times Jan 21, mostly in Mariupol sectorGrenade launchers and small arms were also used by the Russian proxies to attack the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Zaitseve and Novhorodske in the Donetsk sector.

The village of Troyitske in the Luhansk sector came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers and small arms were used to shell the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Valuyske, and Novozvanivka.

A total of 33 attacks on the Ukrainian army were registered in the period under review.

The ATO HQ reported that there had been no casualties in the past day.

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