Ukraine reports 22 enemy attacks in last day

09:40, 26 July 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 22 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


The Russian occupation forces continued to violate peace agreements, firing on ATO forces mainly from small arms and grenade launchers. In turn, the Ukrainian military fired back, promptly assessing the degree of threat.

From 18:00 to midnight, the largest number of attacks was recorded in the Luhansk sector. The enemy used small arms and grenade launchers against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Troyitske and Krymske. The village of Novozvanivka came under fire from infantry fighting vehicles and 82mm mortars twice. And at about 23:00 Kyiv time, an enemy 120mm mortar started working near the village of Novotoshkivske.

Read alsoUkraine army repels militant group near TriokhizbenkaIn the Donetsk sector, the militants carried out two attacks from small arms on Butivka coal mine at the end of the day. The villages of Luhanske and Kamianka were attacked with grenade launchers. Moreover, almost at midnight, the occupiers launched 19 mines from 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian defenders near the village of Pisky.

In the Mariupol sector, the invaders used tank shells against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Krasnohorivka.

Given that the Ukrainian military immediately opened fire in response in threatening situations, the shelling was mostly short-term.

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