Ukraine reports five militant attacks, 1 WIA on Oct 22

20:58, 22 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops in Donbas five times on Sunday, October 22, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Photo from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

At about 01:00 Kyiv time, the militants opened fire on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Shumy, which is in the Donetsk sector. The Ukrainian military fired back with the use of small arms, trying to force the enemy to adhere to the ceasefire. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in that fighting. In addition, the Ukrainian defenders of the town of Avdiyivka came under enemy fire today afternoon.

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Moreover, the enemy used the same weapons near the village of Vodiane, which is in the Mariupol sector.

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