Ukraine reports 1 KIA amid 17 enemy attacks in last day

09:43, 21 November 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 17 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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The Russian occupation forces continued shelling the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine along various sections of the demarcation line, using weapons banned by the Minsk accords.

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In the Luhansk sector, the Russian-backed illegal armed groups fired grenade launchers near the village of Novhorodske during the day, while infantry fighting vehicles attacked areas near the village of Luhanske. The enemy resorted to heavy machine guns near the villages of Novozvanivka and Novo-Oleksandrivka.

The Ukrainian servicemen suppressed enemy fire activity 10 times, reads the report.

 

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