Fight in Shyrokyne area continued for nearly a day. Militants’ attack repulsed, eight Ukrainian soldiers wounded


The terrorists had been storming the Ukrainian military positions near Mariupol all day yesterday.

This was stated at a briefing of the General Staff acting speaker Vladyslav Selezniov, Censor.NET reports citing Liga.

"The situation was restless in the south of the ATO area - two attacks on the positions of Ukrainian soldiers were recorded near the village of Shyrokyno, and the fighting continued from 9:30 a.m. to about 1:00 a.m. The militants with forces up to 30 troops, backed by a tank tried to attack our positions. The forces of anti-terrorist operation withstood the fight and repelled the attack," Selezniov said.

According to him, ATO units near Shyrokyne continue to deter enemy aggression at certain areas and borders.

According to press officer of sector M Oleh Sushynskyi, eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded during the attack, Mariupol's website 0629 reports.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n327860