Ukraine reports 116 enemy attacks, 1 KIA, 15 WIA in last day

10:00, 03 March 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 116 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and 15 as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the Russian occupation forces fired Grad MLR systems toward the Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane. They also opened fire from a tank near the village of Hnutove, as well as mortars in the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Novotroyitske, Vodiane and Hnutove. Rocket-propelled grenades and small arms were used to shell the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Shyrokyne, Starohnativka, Lebedynske and Talakivka. A sniper was active in Shyrokyne, Lebedynske and Maryinka. Additionally, the enemy used infantry fighting vehicles firing at the villages of Novohryhorivka and Hnutove.

Read alsoUkraine reports eight wounded, one killed in almost 80 attacks in Donbas on March 2In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers fired 152mm artillery systems on the village of Novozvanivka and the town of Lysychansk, as well as mortars of various calibers, on the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Novotoshkivske, Novozvanivka, Katerynivka, Krymske and Malynove.

"In the Donetsk sector, the invaders opened fire from a tank, 120mm and 82mm mortars on the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Novoluhanske, Zaitseve, Pisky and Butivka coal mine. Grenade launchers were used to shell the villages of Opytne, Pisky and Kamianka. The village of Luhanske came under fire from infantry fighting vehicles, and the villages of Maiorsk and Nevelske came under fire from small arms. Moreover, a sniper was active in the villages of Kamianka, Novotroyitske and Novhorodske. Furthermore, the enemy fired anti-aircraft guns on Avdiyivka and the village of Troyitske," the report says.

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