Ukraine reports 2 WIA's amid 19 enemy attacks in last day

10:20, 05 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 19 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired grenade launchers and small arms twice on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka. The occupiers used the same types of weapons near the village of Nevelske. At about 20:00 Kyiv time, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in a grenade shelling near the village of Novoselivka Druha.

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A skirmish was reported near the town of Krasnohorivka in the Mariupol sector, resulting in one Ukrainian soldier suffering a shrapnel wound.

In addition, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Vodiane came under enemy fire from heavy machine guns and small arms in the evening.

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