Ukraine reports 1 WIA amid 25 enemy attacks in last day

10:00, 01 December 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 25 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Defense Ministry of Ukraine

The Luhansk sector remained the epicenter of armed instability. Here, the enemy fired mortars of various types, grenade launchers, and small arms near the villages of Troyitske and Luhanske.

After dark, a few mines from banned mortars were launched by the Russian-backed mercenaries near the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Krymske and Novoluhanske.

The enemy also provoked Ukrainian troops near the village of Zaitseve and Syze, using small arms, while the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Lozove and Luhanske came under fire from infantry fighting vehicles.

In the Donetsk sector, the militants were also active in the evening hours.

In particular, in the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired 120mm mortars and small arms near the village of Pavlopil.

Read alsoMortar shellings and UAVs: Donbas militants violate ceasefire 18 times in last dayStarting from 18:00 Kyiv time, the invaders intensively employed grenade launchers and light infantry weapons against the Ukrainian fortified positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Kamianka and Pisky. Moreover, the defenders of the village of Bohdanivka were attacked with small arms.

In more than half of the cases, the Ukrainian servicemen suppressed the enemy fire using grenade launchers and small arms.

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