Ukraine reports 2 WIAs amid 33 enemy attacks in last day

09:40, 14 November 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 33 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.

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After dark, the enemy significantly increased the number of shelling in the Luhansk sector. In particular, using 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms, the occupiers shelled the defenders of the village of Novotoshkivske four times.

Russian-backed mercenaries used the same types of weapons against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Travneve. Using infantry weapons, the militants also violated the ceasefire near the villages of Troyitske, Krymske, Zaitseve and Luhanske.

Read alsoMykhailo Zabrodskyi appointed as new chief of ATO forcesIn the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms several times on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Avdiyivka. The defenders of the town of Maryinka were attacked with 82mm mortars and small arms. Moreover, the invaders lobbed five 120mm mines on the defenders of the village of Pavlopil, which is close to the port city of Mariupol. In addition, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Shyrokyne came under grenade launcher fire.

Read alsoUkraine's ministry for occupied areas to create map of facilities destroyed in Donbas warThe servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine returned fire 23 times over the last day.

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