Ukraine troops survive 15 attacks in Donbas on Sept 26, one soldier wounded

10:32, 27 September 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces violated the ceasefire in Donbas on Tuesday, September 26, 15 times, as a result of which one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Photo from Ukraine's Defense Minisry

"In particular, militants attacked the outskirts of the town of Avdiyivka in the Donetsk sector three times, using different types of grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Ukrainian defenders fired back to firmly counter enemy attacks. At about 18:00 local time, one serviceman was wounded in this fighting. He is now in hospital, his condition is satisfactory," the ATO HQ said.

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The enemy also used grenade launchers to attack the town of Maryinka in the Mariupol sector. Large-caliber machine guns were used near the village of Shyrokyne, while an infantry fighting vehicle attacked the village of Hnutove.

There were two attacks in the Luhansk sector over the period under review. Russian-backed mercenaries opened fire from small arms near the village of Krymske.

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