Ukraine reports seven militant attacks, 2 WIA's on Oct 28

21:51, 28 October 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops in Donbas seven times on Saturday, October 28, with two Ukrainian soldiers 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 general, the Russian occupation forces were most active in the Donetsk sector from the beginning of the day.

Read alsoUkraine reports 2 WIA's amid 19 enemy attacks in last day"At night, the enemy fired an anti-tank grenade launcher and machine guns on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Zaitseve. The Ukrainian military fired backed and forced the enemy to observe the ceasefire. Unfortunately, two our defenders were wounded in that fighting. In addition, the militants opened fire from infantry weapons twice on the defenders of the town of Avdiyivka during the day. Moreover, they used infantry fighting vehicles near the village of Pisky," the ATO HQ said in an evening update.

In the Mariupol sector, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Pavlopil came under fire from small arms around noon.

In the Luhansk sector, the Ukrainian positions near the village of Triokhizbenka were also attacked with the use of infantry fighting vehicles.

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