Donbas militants almost double number of armed provocations in last day

09:40, 13 November 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 33 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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It is reported that the enemy is particularly active in violating the ceasefire agreements throughout the night hours.

After dark, the militants became more active on the Svitlodarska Duha bulge. The defenders of the village of Luhanske were attacked with 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers, small arms, and infantry fighting vehicles.

Read alsoDonbas war update: 18 attack on Ukraine army, one Ukrainian soldier wounded on Nov 11In the vicinity of the city of Donetsk, the enemy used infantry weapons near the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and Butivka coal mine.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces fired 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms near the village of Katerynivka, as well as heavy machine guns on the defenders of the village of Valuiske.

Despite the increase in enemy fire activity, no Ukrainian soldier was killed or wounded in action.

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