Ukraine reports almost 60 attacks in Donbas, one wounded in last day

10:06, 22 February 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 59 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane. Rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to fire on the villages of Hnutove, Talakivka, Vodiane, and Pavlopil. Additionally, the enemy used infantry fighting vehicles to attack the villages of Taramchuk and Shyrokyne.

Read alsoUkraine Def. Ministry: Russian occupiers change tactics near Avdiyivka"In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces used 120mm and 82mm mortars to shell the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Luhanske and Opytne, while rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to attack the villages of Luhanske, Zaitseve, and Kamianka. A sniper was also active in Kamianka. Moreover, Avdiyivka was attacked by a tank," the report says.

In the Luhansk sector, the enemy fired 82mm mortars on the villages of Katerynivka and Novo-Oleksandrivka, as well as rocket-propelled grenades on the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

As UNIAN reported earlier, a new truce in Donbas planned as of February 20 in keeping with last week's agreements in Minsk failed after the occupiers attacked Ukrainian positions in the early hours on the same day.

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