Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 4 WIA's amid 15 enemy attacks in last day

10:07, 21 December 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 15 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another four as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters.

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In the Luhansk sector, the enemy fired 82mm mortars at the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Hladosove and Travneve, as well as 120mm mortars at the defenders of the village of Novotoshkivske.

Read alsoEscalation in Donbas: 32 attacks on Ukraine troops, 2 KIA's, 6 WIA's in last dayThe neighborhood of the town of Avdiyivka was a hot spot in the Donetsk sector in the evening. The enemy resorted to heavy mortars there. In addition, the invaders lobbed fifteen 122mm artillery shells and the same number of mortar shells into areas near the village of Kamianka where Ukrainian troops are deployed. Moreover, over 20 shells of various calibers exploded near Butivka coal mine.

In cases when there was a threat to the life and health of Ukrainian troops, the ATO forces returned fire.

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