Ukraine reports 1 WIA, 26 enemy attacks in last day

11:13, 02 December 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 26 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.

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"The Russian occupation troops continue to shell the Ukrainian positions, using banned weapons. The enemy especially actively violates the ceasefire after dark," the ATO HQ said.

Read alsoBlogger says Ukraine retakes another village in Donbas, ATO HQ reports on "improving tactical positions"The Luhansk sector remains the epicenter of the armed confrontation. "For more than three hours, the enemy had been continuously firing the entire arsenal of infantry weapons on the Ukrainian fortified positions in the village of Luhanske, which is at the Svitlodarska Duha bulge. Here, the militants also used infantry fighting vehicles and launched shells of various calibers every three to four minutes. In addition, the Ukrainian fortified positions near the villages of Troyitske and Novotoshkivske came under fire from 120mm and 82mm mortars. Moreover, the enemy violated the ceasefire near the villages of Zaitseve and Krymske, using grenade launchers and small arms," the report says.

In the Donetsk sector, the invaders opened fire from mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms several times on the Ukrainian military near the town of Maryinka. The enemy also used grenade launchers of various systems and small arms near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Kamianka, Berezove, Nevelske and Vodiane.

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