Ukraine reports 55 militant attacks, 1 WIA in last day

09:43, 25 January 2017
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The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 55 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.


In the Mariupol sector, Russia's hybrid military force fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Talakivka, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Lebedynske, Novotroyitske, Hnutove, Novohryhorivka, and Pavlopil. Also, snipers were active in Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Lebedynske.

Read also"Advancing gradually": ATO forces forecast when Donbas war ends"In the Luhansk sector, the militants used 122mm artillery systems and 120mm mortars to shell the villages of Novozvanivka and Troyitske. The village of Bohuslavske came under mortar fire. Additionally, the enemy fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on Troyitske," the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, 120mm mortars were used to attack the village of Nevelske, while the town of Avdiyivka came under 82mm mortar fire. Further, the occupiers fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske, Zaitseve, and Kamianka.

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