"Harvest ceasefire" in Donbas: Ukraine reports 18 enemy attacks

10:43, 27 June 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 18 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, at about 21:00 Kyiv time, the militants started firing 82mm mortars and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Vodiane. And at the end of the day, the enemy fired small arms on the defenders of the village of Pavlopil.

Seven instances of ceasefire violations by the Russian proxies were recorded in the Donetsk sector. In the afternoon, the Ukrainian positions near the village of Luhanske came under fire from grenade launchers. The occupiers also used 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms of various calibers near the village of Kamianka. In addition, the invaders repeatedly used 82mm mortars and infantry weapons in the vicinity of the town of Avdiyivka.

Read alsoUkrainian JCCC warns of possible militant provocations in DonbasThe Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire nine times in the Luhansk sector. At the beginning of the day, they launched several 82mm mines on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Zhovte. At dawn, enemy snipers tried to attack the Ukrainian defenders near the town of Popasna and the village of Novotoshkivske. The militants also used automatic grenade launchers near Novotoshkivske, as well as 82mm mortars near the town of Schastia. Furthermore, the enemy used a 120mm mortar near the village of Krymske, while grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were used near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka. Moreover, the occupiers fired small arms near the village of Novozvanivka.

"There were no killed and wounded in action yesterday," the headquarters said.

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