Ukraine reports 2 WIAs amid 4 enemy attacks in last day

09:20, 28 December 2017
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas four times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters.


All ceasefire violations were reported in the Donetsk sector.

According to the ATO press center, during the daytime, militants provoked Ukrainian soldiers into combat confrontations near the village of Vodiane, which is in the Mariupol sector.

Read alsoSix attacks on Ukraine troops in Donbas in past 24 hours leave 1 dead, 5 wounded"Here, the enemy fired heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions from the village of Sakhanka, and later used grenade launchers and small arms from the temporarily occupied village of Uzhivka. In the evening hours, occupation forces opened fire from grenade launchers and small arms near the town of Avdiyivka. In addition, an enemy sniper was active in the vicinity of this town, who fired at the fortified positions of the Ukrainian army. Moreover, the defenders of the village of Kamianka came under fire from light infantry weapons," the report says.

The Ukrainian soldiers did not return fire, the ATO HQ said.

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