Ukraine reports 2 WIA's amid 19 enemy attacks in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 19 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
"The situation in the Donbas conflict zone did not change significantly at the end of the last day. The enemy continued shelling the Ukrainian positions, sometimes using mortars," the report says.
After 18:00 Kyiv time, the militants opened fire from infantry weapons and 82mm mortars four times on the defenders of the village of Luhanske, which is in the Luhansk sector. Moreover, the Russian-backed mercenaries used the same weapons three times against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Krymske.
Read alsoUkraine reports 1 KIA, 3 WIA's amid 19 enemy attacks in last dayThe Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Triokhizbenka and Valuiske, as well as the town of Zolote also came under enemy fire. In addition, at about 22:00 Kyiv time, the occupiers lobbed twenty 122mm artillery shells into areas close to the village of Stariy Aidar.
In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened fire from grenade launchers to attack the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the town of Avdiyivka.
In the Mariupol sector, the invaders used infantry weapons near the village of Slavne in the evening.
Over the past day, the ATO forces fired back 12 times.