Ukraine reports 1 WIA amid 18 enemy attacks in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 18 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
The defenders of the town of Krasnohorivka in the Mariupol sector were under 82mm mortar fire. The Ukrainian Marines near the village of Vodiane were attacked by infantry fighting vehicles, while anti-tank grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were used. The enemy also used automatic grenade launchers to fire on Ukrainian positions near the village of Pavlopil.
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In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces used grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns against the Ukrainian army near the village of Kamianka and the town of Avdiyivka. Moreover, grenade launchers and small arms were used to shell the defenders of the villages of Luhanske and Verkhniotoretske.
Ukrainian troops stationed in the village of Krymske in the Luhansk sector were attacked with the use of heavy machine guns.
"Despite armed provocations, the Ukrainian army was strictly observing the ceasefire and did not fire back," the press service said.