Donbas militants attack Ukraine 14 times on June 4 – ATO HQ

21:19, 04 June 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 14 times on June 4 with no Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed or wounded in action, the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports.


The situation was most tense in the Mariupol sector. Especially near the village of Vodiane, where the enemy attacked the Ukrainian positions several times, using heavy machine guns and small arms. In the same area of the front line, the Russian occupation forces used 82mm mortars against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Krasnohorivka. Enemy snipers were also active near the villages of Talakivka and Hnutove. Additionally, the defenders of Talakivka were attacked with hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms at the beginning of the day.

Read alsoUkraine reports 58 enemy attacks, 2 KIA's, 5 WIA's in last dayIn the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired grenade launchers and small arms of various calibers on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Zaitseve and in the vicinity of the town of Avdiyivka during hours of darkness. However, it was rather quiet there in the morning and throughout the day.

In the Luhansk sector, there was only one recorded instance of militant shelling. Just after midnight, the occupiers opened fire from heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka. Later, no enemy fire activity was recorded there, the headquarters said.

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