Ukraine reports 122 attacks, 4 WIA's, 1 KIA in Donbas in last day

09:47, 07 March 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 122 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and four as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


"In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers opened fire from tanks on the villages of Vodiane and Lebedynske. Vodiane also came under artillery fire. Mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers, anti-tank missile systems and small arms were used to shell the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Hnutove, Novotroyitske, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Novohryhorivka, and Shyrokyne. The enemy also fired mortars on the villages of Hnutove, Chermalyk, Talakivka, Pavlopil, and Vodiane. Additionally, the villages of Berezove, Vodiane and Shyrokyne came under sniper fire and fire from infantry fighting vehicles," the report says.

Read alsoUkraine reports 5 WIA's in Donbas in last dayIn the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces used mortars of various calibers to attack the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Maiorsk, Troyitske, Verkhniotoretske, Novhorodske, and Pisky. Grenade launchers and small arms were used to fire on the villages of Sieverne, Pisky, Zaitseve, Verkhniotoretske, Kamianka, and Nevelske. Moreover, a sniper was active in Kamianka. Furthermore, the enemy used infantry fighting vehicles to attack the village of Luhanske.

"In the Luhansk sector, the invaders repeatedly used 152mm artillery systems to shell the village of Krymske, and mortars of various calibers to fire on the town of Popasna, and the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Novotoshkivske, Krymske, Troyitske, and Orikhove," the headquarters said.

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