Ukraine reports almost 50 enemy attacks, 5 WIA's in last day

10:26, 07 April 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 48 times in the past 24 hours with five Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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The enemy was most active near the port city of Mariupol where proscribed 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and infantry fighting vehicles were used to shell on the Ukrainian defenders of the village of Novotroyitske. The militants also fired 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Krasnohorivka. Grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms were used to attack the Ukrainian Marines near the villages of Pavlopil and Hnutove. Additionally, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from infantry fighting vehicles, machine guns and small arms on the defenders of the villages of Shyrokyne and Vodiane, as well as heavy machine guns and small arms on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Lebedynske. Furthermore, enemy snipers were active near Pavlopil.

Read alsoUkraine reports 2 WIA's amid 29 enemy attacks in last dayThe largest number of violations in the Donetsk sector was recorded near the town of Avdiyivka whose defenders were attacked with 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns.

The invaders fired 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Pisky. Grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were used near Butivka coal mine and the village of Troyitske. Moreover, the enemy fired heavy machine guns and small arms on the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Novozvanivka and Verkhniotoretske.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian-backed militants used grenade launchers to shell the defenders of the village of Krymske, as well as heavy machine guns to fire on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska.

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