Ukraine reports 65 enemy attacks in Donbas in last day

12:16, 08 May 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 65 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened fire from 122mm artillery systems, infantry fighting vehicles, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Troyitske. The militants also used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Verkhniotoretske, as well as infantry fighting vehicles, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Luhanske. In addition, the enemy shelled 82mm mortars near the village of Opytne, while 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns were used to attack the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka. Grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were used against the defenders of the villages of Kamianka, Pisky and Zaitseve. Moreover, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Nevelske came under fire from ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns and automatic grenade launchers, while the Ukrainian positions near the village of Maiorsk were attacked with grenade launchers and small arms.

Read alsoUkraine reports 45 enemy attacks, 5 WIAs in last day In the Mariupol sector, the Russian occupation forces fired from 82mm mortars, anti-tank missile systems, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane. The enemy also used 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Krasnohorivka. The Ukrainian Marines' positions near the village of Shyrokyne came under fire from infantry fighting vehicles, while the positions near the village of Pavlopil were attacked with the use of armored personnel carriers and grenade launchers. Additionally, the enemy fired grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Lebedynske and the town of Maryinka. The defenders of the village of Novoselivka Druha were shelled from heavy machine guns, while the defenders of the village of Hnutove came under fire from infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns and small arms.

In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers used 152mm and 122mm artillery systems, grenade launchers, 120mm and 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Krymske. They also fired 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars and grenade launchers on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Troyitske, as well as 152mm and 122mm artillery systems, 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns near the village of Novozvanivka. The defenders of the town of Popasna were attacked with 122mm artillery systems, and 120mm and 82mm mortars, while the defenders of the village of Katerynivka came under fire from 82mm mortars. Furthermore, the invaders shelled 122mm artillery systems, 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.

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