Russian proxies attack Ukraine 14 times, 1 WIA in last day

10:32, 22 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 14 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


From 18:00 Kyiv time to midnight, the militants were firing various types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the town of Avdiyivka and Butivka coal mine, which are in the Donetsk sector. In the evening, they had been shelling the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Kamianka and Verkhniotoretske for several hours, using the same weapons.

Read alsoATO report: Donbas militants violate truce 24 times in last dayIn the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces used heavy machine guns twice against the Ukrainian troops near the village of Novozvanivka at the end of the day, as well as once in the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.

In the Mariupol sector, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Starohnativka and Talakivka came under enemy fire from anti-tank and automatic grenade launchers.

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