Ukraine reports 12 attacks on its troops in Donbas Oct 14

21:47, 14 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops in Donbas 12 times on Saturday, October 14, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Photo from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

"From midnight, the militants opened fire from heavy machine guns and small arms thrice on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Talakivka. The occupiers also used the same types of weapons near the village of Hnutove, as well as an anti-tank grenade launcher near the village of Pavlopil," the ATO HQ said in an evening update.

Read alsoRussian proxies attack Ukraine 21 times, 1 WIA in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, the Ukrainian positions near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka came under enemy fire from grenade launchers twice, as well as once near the town of Popasna.

Only one shelling has been recorded in the Donetsk sector. At about 16:00 Kyiv time, the enemy started firing infantry weapons on the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka. "The ATO forces fired back 10 times, thus forcing the enemy to observe the ceasefire. There were no casualties among our military as a result of hostilities," the press center said.

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