Donbas militants attack Ukraine 10 times on Nov 19 – ATO HQ

21:20, 19 November 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 10 times on November 19, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Photo from the Ukrainian Defense Ministry

As reported, the Russian occupation forces fired on the Ukrainian strongholds, using weapons, including tanks, strictly prohibited by the Minsk agreements.

Read alsoAnother provocation in Donbas: Russian JCCC says Ukraine forces "shell" Donetsk filtration station"In the Luhansk sector, the hotter spot was near the village of Troyitske. The militants were shelling the Ukrainian strong points in the area from a tank, infantry fighting vehicles, 120mm and 82mm mortars, and grenade launchers for almost two hours. Russian-backed mercenaries also fired infantry weapons outside the villages of Zaitseve, Zhovte, and Krymske, as well as Donets station," the ATO HQ wrote on Facebook.

In the Donetsk sector, the invaders continue to concentrate their fire activity near the Sea of Azov. The defenders of the villages of Shyrokyne and Hnutove came under enemy from mortars of various types, while those stationed outside Pavlopil and Vodiane were attacked with grenade launches and small arms. Besides, militants fired several 120mm mortar rounds in the vicinity of Kamianka.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the situation in the ATO area somewhat escalated last night, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.

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