Donbas militants active in Luhansk sector, 1 WIA on Oct 15

21:55, 15 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas nine times as of 18:00 on October 15, mostly in the Luhansk sector, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports.


Since midnight, the militants have fired 82mm mortars twice on ATO strongholds near the village of Triokhizbenka. They used the same type of weapons, as well as an automatic grenade launcher on the outskirts of Novotoshkivske. The Russian-backed mercenaries also opened fire from small arms near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.

"As a result of shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded at about 11:00 Kyiv time. He is now in a military hospital. His condition is estimated as satisfactory," the report said.

Read alsoRussia's hybrid forces use banned mortars near Shyrokyne in Donbas on SundayIn the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened fire from anti-tank grenade launchers in the vicinity of Opytne and Zaitseve.

In the Mariupol sector, the militants used a large-caliber machine gun and small arms near the village of Pavlopil.

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