Donbas militants attack Ukraine 72 times, 1 WIA in last day

09:40, 14 February 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 72 times in the past 24 hours with one wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

In the Donetsk sector, the militants shelled 122mm artillery systems on the village of Pisky, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Nevelske, Verkhniotoretske and Troyitske.

"Russian occupation forces fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the villages of Nevelske, Zaitseve, Pisky, Novoluhanske, Verkhniotoretske, Novoselivka Druha, and Luhanske. A sniper was active in Nevelske," the report says.

In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used 122mm artillery systems, tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers in the village of Vodiane.

Read alsoUkraine reports 67 militant attacks, 1 WIA in last day"The enemy opened fire from mortars of various calibers on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. The occupiers also fired rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns, and small arms on the villages of Lebedynske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. Additionally, infantry fighting vehicles and a sniper were involved in attacking Shyrokyne," the press center said.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants used 82mm mortars and grenade launchers in the attacks on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Krymske, Valuiske, Novo-Oleksandrivka and Stanytsia Luhanska.

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