Donbas militants active in Mariupol, Donetsk sectors, 1 WIA on Oct 25

23:03, 25 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces were most active in the Mariupol and Donetsk sectors on Wednesday, October 25, 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

In the first half of the day, the Russian occupation forces fired heavy machine guns on the defenders of the villages of Hnutove and Lebedynske, as well as 82mm mortars near the village of Vodiane, which is in the Mariupol sector.

Read alsoUkraine updates on Donbas war casualties: Four killed, four wounded on Oct 24In the Donetsk sector, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Pisky came under enemy grenade launcher fire. The situation was also tense near the town of Avdiyivka, where the occupiers shelled the Ukrainian troops with the use of machine guns and small arms.

"Our military fired back, using infantry weapons. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in that fighting," the ATO HQ said in an evening update.

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