Ukraine reports 112 enemy attacks, 4 KIA, 3 WIA in last day

11:46, 18 March 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 112 times in the past 24 hours with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and three 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 enemy fired 120mm mortars and 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Lebedynske, Shyrokyne, Hnutove and Vodiane. The Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Talakivka and Chermalyk came under fire from 120mm mortars. The Russian occupation forces also used 82mm and 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, 122mm and 152mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka.

Read alsoUkraine reports 77 enemy attacks, 2 KIA, 8 WIA in last dayIn the Donetsk sector, the occupiers carried out 10 attacks on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka, using heavy weapons, tank shells and 120mm mortars. The old part of Avdiyivka came under fire. The militants also opened fire from 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Opytne and Novhorodske, as well as from 122mm artillery systems, mortars, infantry fighting vehicles and tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns near the village of Luhanske. Furthermore, the invaders shelled mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Verkhniotoretske and Nevelske.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian-backed militants fired mortars and tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns near the villages of Novozvanivka, Slavne and Katerynivka.

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