Russia's hybrid military forces attack Ukraine 82 times in last day

10:03, 09 February 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 82 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Donetsk sector, the occupation forces used banned 152mm artillery systems to shell the village of Luhanske. Mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to fire on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Nevelske, Verkhniotoretske, Kamianka, Opytne, Pisky, Troyitske, Luhanske, Myronivske, and Zaitseve. Luhanske and Avdiyivka were also attacked by tanks.

Read alsoUkraine reports almost 90 attacks in Donbas, 3 WIA's in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, proscribed 152mm and 122mm artillery systems were used to shell the villages of Novotoshkivske and Krymske. The village of Malynove came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers and small arms were fired on the town of Popasna, and the villages of Katerynivka, Krymske, Novozvanivka, Zhovte, and Novo-Oleksandrivka. Additionally, Novozvanivka was attacked by enemy infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers.

In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers opened fire from 152mm and 122mm artillery systems on the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Lebedynske and Shyrokyne. Furthermore, they used mortars to shell the villages of Shyrokyne and Hnutove. Grenade launchers and small arms were used to fire on the villages of Lebedynske, Vodiane, Pavlopil, Shyrokyne, and Hnutove.

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