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 Night battle near Zaitseve village: Ukrainian soldiers repulsed terrorists’ attack within 10 minutes - ATO press center

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The enemy did not reduce its activity in the evening of April 29. The Russian-terrorist troops have carried out 26 attacks on the Ukrainian forces’ positions along the demarcation line from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Censor.NET Reports citing the ATO press-center situation report.

"The illegal armed groups shelled the Ukrainian servicemen positions near the village of Pisky in the Donetsk region five times from 120-mm mortars. The strong points near the villages of Avdiivka, Zaitseve, and Shyrokyne were also assaulted from mortars of 120-mm and 82-mm caliber," the report reads.

According to the headquarters, the criminals again shelled the ATO forces' positions near Avdiivka and Opytne using artillery of 122-mm caliber: "The criminals were shooting from small arms near the villages of Lozove, Luhanske and Troitske."

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"A clash between the Ukrainian servicemen and the enemy subversive and reconnaissance group took place near Zaitseve village about midnight. The engagement lasted 10 minutes: the soldiers of our strong point have stopped the group of attackers composed of about 10 people by dense fire from small arms and forced them to retreat," the headquarters said.

Six flights of the enemy drones were recorded in the evening of April 29 in the Donetsk region.

"The gangs shelled our strongpoint near Shchastia village in the Luhansk region thrice from 82-mm mortars. The ATO forces' positions near Stanytsia Luhanska village were fired at from the anti-aircraft gun, automatic grenade launchers, and small arms. No peaceful villages or cities were shelled during the reported period," the ATO press center added.

 
 
 
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