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 17 attacks registered today, two servicemen wounded, - ATO Staff

17 provocative attacks on Ukrainian positions had been registered as at 6 p.m. today as Russia's hybrid forces continue to brazenly and cynically violate the truce in the Donbas. Two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded.

Censor.NET reports citing the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff press center.

In the Donetsk sector, defenders of Verkhniotoretske were hit with 82 mm mortars and heavy machine guns. Attacks on strong points outside Avdiivka involved various types of grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Positions near Pisky came under anti-tank grenade launcher fire.

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In the Mariupol sector, militants used anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns against Ukrainian positions in the area of Vodiane. Ukrainian troops near Novohryhorivka and Chermalyk came under heavy machine gun fire. Small arms were employed against defenders of Novotroitske.

In the Luhansk sector, the enemy used automatic grenade launchers against strong points in the area of Katerynivka, heavy machine guns against strong points near Krymske.

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"Despite armed provocations by the enemy, Ukrainian servicemen strictly observed the truce and did not return fire," the report says.
 
 
 
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