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 Ukrainian soldiers repelled attack of terrorists near Avdiivka forcing them to flee, - ATO press center

Russia-backed terrorists kept committing indiscriminate attacks against the anti-terrorist operation(ATO) forces’ positions at the Donetsk and Artemivsk directions from 6 p.m. Dec. 1 until today’s morning.

Censor.NET informs citing the situation report by the ATO press center.

According to the headquarters, the militants fired at Berezove, Novhorodske, Opytne, Pisky, and Marinka with grenade launchers, high-caliber machine guns, and small arms. They employed grenade launchers against Luhanske and Zaitseve.

It was also reported that the invaders committed five accurate assaults on Shyrokyne, Novhorodske, and Hranitne with grenade launchers, high-caliber machine guns, and small arms. The residential neighborhood of the village of Hranitne was impacted by 82-mm mortar shells.

Read more: Militants fired 82-mm mortars near Hranitne on Dec. 1 evening, - ATO spokesman

"About 20 terrorists approached our strong point near Avdiivka from the direction of Yasynuvata at 7:10 p.m. They started firing at our positions. The Ukrainian soldiers immediately opened fire in return. The battle lasted for about 20 minutes. After that the militants were forced to flee from the battlefield, having taken their dead and wounded," the report by the ATO press center reads.

 
 
 
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