Ukraine reports 1 WIA amid three enemy attacks in last day

12:55, 07 January 2018
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Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas three 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 Headquarters.


The militants continue shelling Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements.

Read alsoUkrainian reconnaissance officer killed in Donbas on Jan 3"In the Luhansk sector, the enemy fired 120mm mortars at the positions of the Ukrainian troops stationed near the village of Troyitske, launching over 10 mines. The militants violated the truce, using small arms outside Stanytsia Luhanska. In the daytime, they opened fire from small arms and heavy machine guns near the village of Novoluhanske. The Ukrainian soldiers did not return fire," the ATO HQ wrote on Facebook.

As a result of shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded. Now his condition is estimated as satisfactory, the headquarters said.

As was earlier reported, monitors of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine reported 150 explosions in the ATO zone from 19:30 January 4 to 19:30 January 5.

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